Robert Samuel Andrews Sr.
October 11, 1918 - August 10, 2005
ANDREWS, SR., ROBERT SAMUEL. Born October 11, 1918 in Houston, TX, and at rest with the Lord on August 10, 2005 in Dallas. Preceded in death by parents, Richard Taylor and Julia Augusta (Somerville) Andrews; brother, Richard T. Andrews; sisters, Sydney Woods and Jewel Gray. Survived by wife Dorothy Louise Aderhold; children, Judy Smith (Matthew) Cheryl Malone (Clinton), Robert Andrews, Jr. (Dawn), Jewel Jordan (Finis), Raynard Andrews (Jacquie); grandchildren, Pamela Jones (Derek), Michelle Smith, Clinton Malone (Natasha), Carlton Malone, Finis Jordan, Jr., Francis Jordan, Robert Andrews, III, Evan Andrews and Natalie Andrews; great grandchildren, Kendall Jones, Kannon Jones, Kai Jones, Chase Malone; sisters, Arthuryne Welch, Carol Joy Smith. He served in the China Theater (1942-1946) and was honorably discharged from the United States Army after performing duty for four years. Robert received his BA in Business Administration from Morehouse College, Atlanta, GA.; M.Ed-Education Administrative/Supervisor from Prairie View A&M, Prairie View, TX. He worked at Henderson Wren Funeral Home. He began his career with the Dallas Independent School District as a teacher. He was also a teacher in bookkeeping and accounting at Booker T. Washington High School; an Assistant Principal at Booker T. Washington High School; Principal at J.N. Ervin 1-12 grade school and Franklin D. Roosevelt High School. Afterwards became an administrator and retired in 1981 from DISD as Deputy Assistant Superintendent-Business Services.
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