Robert O Bristow
ROCK HILL, SC - Robert O’Neil Bristow, left us on Wednesday, August 15, 2018. He is survived by his 4 children: Cindy, Jan, Scott, and Kelly; 10 grandchildren, John, Marcus, Peter, Charlie, Bo, Rachel, Mary Ann, Rudy, Dakota, Walker; 2 great grandsons, Alex and Vincent.
He was a Veteran Navy Corpsman and received a BA andMA from theUniv. of Okla. In Journalism.
He retired as an acclaimed novelist, writer-in-residence, and assistant tennis coach at Winthrop University.
He was touring with the Winthrop tennis team in 1993 when there was a tragic accident that resulted in the death of one of the men’s players and injuries to most others. He was instrumental with his Navy corpsman training in assisting the recovery. His humor was loved by all.
The family will receive friends on Saturday, Aug. 18, at 12:30 pmat Greene Funeral Home Northwest Chapel, 2133 Ebenezer Rd, Rock Hill, SC, and the service will be held at 2pmin the chapel.
Condolences may be made online at www. greenefuneralhome.net