Robert O Bris­tow

The Herald (Rock Hill) - - Obituaries -

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

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