Dear Friends, our beloved husband and father, Dr. Robert B. Nett, Jr. died tragically in an automobile accident on the afternoon of February 16, 2012. Bob was a prominent and well known physician in the San Antonio area as well as a nationally known migraine specialist. Bob was preceded in death by his father, Colonel Robert B. Nett, a recipient of the Congressional Medal of Honor for bravery during World War II. Dr. Nett is survived by: his mother, Frances Nett of Columbus, Georgia; his wife of thirty-three years, Patti, his daughter and son-in-law, Erica and Michael Rubalcaba of San Antonio, and son Nick Nett of San Antonio. Additional survivors include his sister and brother-in-law Frances Ann Randall and husband Doyle of Roswell, New Mexico; nieces Dr. Yvonne Randall and Helen McAnany of Las Vegas, Nevada.
Bob was born August 26,1954 at the U.S. Army Hospital in Fort Riley, Kansas.
A son of a military family, Bob lived all over the globe. As a Boy Scout, Bob achieved the rank of Eagle Scout. Graduating from Heidelberg High School in Germany, Bob went on to attend the University of Georgia where he earned a degree in pharmacy. At the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda, Maryland, Bob earned his medical degree. Major Nett retired from the military in 1989 and began a private practice in San Antonio specializing in the treatment of migraines.
The family will receive friends on Monday, February 20, from 4:00-6:00 P.M. at Porter Loring Mortuary North.
MONDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 2012
PORTER LORING NORTH CHAPEL
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 2012
HOLY TRINITY CATHOLIC CHURCH
20523 HUEBNER RD.
Bob will be buried with military honors at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery in a private ceremony.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made in the memory of Bob to the Wounded Warrior Project, 12672 Silicon Drive, Suite 105 San Antonio, TX 78249; and Fisher House, 7323 W. Highway 90, Suite 107 San Antonio, TX 78227-3562.
Born: August 26, 1954
Place of Birth: Fort Riley, KS
Death: February 16, 2012
Place of Death: San Antonio, TX
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Porter Loring Funeral Home
San Antonio, TX