Robert “Bob” Alexander Persell III, age 50, of Fallbrook Calif., died on July 21, 2015 at his home in Fallbrook, CA. Bob was an “82 graduate of Monterey High School and “86 graduate of The Citadel where he was a member of the Junior Sword Drill and broke the school record in the 4×800 meter relay. Bob then served in the USMC and was a Stinger Missile Detachment Commander during the Iran-Iraq War. Bob went on to serve with the LA and Fairfax County Police Departments, and most recently with the Federal Air Marshall Service starting in April 2002. Bob is survived by his wife of 26 years Suzanne, son Robert IV, daughter Blaire, brother Jeff of Fairfax, VA, and parents Robert, Jr. and Beverley of Alexandria, VA. Funeral services will be held August 6 at 1:30 p.m. at the Miramar National Cemetery in San Diego, CA.
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