Roberto Leon Guerrero Lizama – Chief Petty Officer, United States Navy

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From a contemporary press report

Robert L.G. Lizama, 72, who served on active Navy duty for 30 years before retiring in 1974 as a chief petty officer, died March 29, 2000 at Bethesda Naval Hospital after surgery for a heart ailment. He lived in Oxon Hill.

Mr. Lizama, who was born on Guam, finished his Navy career as a White House cook during the Kennedy, Johnson and Nixon administrations. From the mid-1970s to mid-1980s, he worked for the Federal Reserve Board, where he performed administrative and clerical chores in the mail room.

He was a member of the D.C. Guam Society. His hobbies included fishing.

Survivors include his wife of 51 years, Brigida Guzman Lizama of Oxon Hill; six sons, George, of Falls Church, Robert, of San Diego, Stan, of Fairfax, Jeff, of Springfield, Wayne, of Herndon, and Eric, of Oakton; and five grandchildren.


LIZAMA, ROBERTO L.G., CPO, USN (Ret.)

On Wednesday, March 29, 2000, ROBERTO L.G. LIZAMA, the beloved husband of Brigida G. Lizama; father of George, Robert, Stan, Jeff (Sharon), Wayne (Deborah) and Eric Lizama; grandfather of Sean, Justin, Jeffrey, Christian and Austin.  Mass of Christian Burial will be offered on Tuesday, April 4, at 8 a.m. at St. Ignatius Catholic Church, Oxon Hill, MD. Interment Arlington National Cemetery.


LIZAMA, ROBERTO LEON GUERRERO

  • SDC   US NAVY
  • WORLD WAR II, KOREA, VIETNAM
  • DATE OF BIRTH: 04/21/1927
  • DATE OF DEATH: 03/29/2000
  • BURIED AT: SECTION 65  SITE 3169
    ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

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