Hempel, Robert Charles
Birth: Monday, March 29, 1943
Residence: White Plains, MD
Death: Thursday, March 24, 2022 at the age of 78
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Robert Charles Hempel, 78, of White Plains, MD died on March 24, 2022 at home surrounded by his family.
Robert was born on March 29, 1943 in New York, NY to the late Albert Charles and Annie Booth (Couch) Hempel.
His 40-year career with the Department of the Navy; included working on the Penguin, Tomahawk and Harpoon Weapon Systems, traveling to over 40 countries. He retired as the Program Executive Officer for Strike Weapons and Unmanned Aviation.
Robert is survived by his wife Linda Dianne (Cox) Hempel; son, Alan Charles Hempel; sister, Geraldine Davis; grandchildren Allison and Rebecca White, Christopher Carden, Daniel, Heaven, James & Alyssa Chilson, and Lilly Shaner. Robert was preceded in death by his parents and daughter, Holli Susanne (Hempel) White.
Friends will be received on Tuesday, March 29, 2022 from 5:30 PM until time of service at 7:00 PM at Raymond Funeral Service, 5635 Washington Avenue, La Plata, MD 20646. A private interment will take place at a later date.
Robert was a wonderful man who cared deeply for his family and country.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions to either Autism Speaks https://www.autismspeaks.org/ or Freedom Service Dogs of America https://freedomservicedogs.org