Robert Grady PANNELL

Male 1921 - 2001  (80 years)

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  • Name Robert Grady PANNELL 
    Born 28 Feb 1921  Scott Co. VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Social Security Death Index, 1935-Current
      Name: Grady Pannell
      SSN: 415-40-9931
      Last Residence: 97233 Portland, Multnomah, Oregon
      Born: 28 Feb 1921
      Died: 23 Nov 2001
      State (Year) SSN issued: Tennessee (Before 1951)
    Gender Male 
    _UID B8BF8365C8BE4E7E8CA63D0826949CDF5DEB 
    Died 23 Nov 2001  Portland, Multnomah Co. OR Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Oregon, Death Index, 1898-2008
      Name: Robert Grady Pannell
      Age: 80
      Birth Date: 1921
      Death Date: 23 Nov 2001
      Death Place: Multnomah
      Spouse: Ann

      1930 United States Federal Census
      Name: Robert C Panell [Robert G Panell]
      Gender: Male
      Birth Year: abt 1921
      Birthplace: Virginia
      Race: White
      Home in 1930: Strasburg, Lancaster, Pennsylvania
      Marital Status: Single
      Relation to Head of House: Son
      Father's Name: Robert M Panell
      Father's Birthplace: Virginia
      Mother's Name: Laura G Panell
      Mother's Birthplace: Virginia

      1940 United States Federal Census
      Name: R Grady Pannell
      Age: 19
      Estimated Birth Year: abt 1921
      Gender: Male
      Race: White
      Birthplace: Virginia
      Marital Status: Single
      Relation to Head of House: Son
      Home in 1940: Strasburg, Lancaster, Pennsylvania
      Inferred Residence in 1935: Strasburg, Lancaster, Pennsylvania
      Residence in 1935: Same House
      Attended School or College: Yes
      Highest Grade Completed: College, 1st year
      Class of Worker: Unpaid family worker
      Weeks Worked in 1939: 0
      Income: 0
      Income Other Sources: No
      Household Members:
      R E Pannell 55
      Gaynell W Pannell 42
      V Annabel Pannell 21
      R Grady Pannell 19


      Las Vegas Review-Journal; Friday, 30 November 2001

      Robert Pannell

      Robert Grady Pannell, 80, died Nov. 23 in Portland, Ore.

      He was born in Scott County, Va., and was a decorated Army veteran of World War II. A former resident of Las Vegas, he was a journalist and a former night editor for the Las Vegas Review-Journal.

      He is survived by his sons, Robert Jr., Joseph and David; daughter, Elizabeth; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

      Services will be in Oregon.

      Obituary from the La Grande Observer, OR

      Robert Pannell

      Formerly of La Grande


      Robert Grady Pannell, 80, of Astoria and a former managing editor at The Observer, died Nov. 23 in Portland.

      Mr. Pannell was born in 1921 to Robert Emmett and Gaynell Whitaker Pannell in Scott County, Va. He attended school in Strasburg and at the Tennessee Military Institute. He served in the Army during World War II and married Ann Allen Birdwell. He pitched in the minor leagues for the Cincinnati Reds and spent 37 years as a journalist. He was managing editor of the La Grande Evening Observer from 1958 to 1967 and retired in 1983 after 16 years as sports editor of the Daily Astorian.

      Survivors include his children, Robert G. Pannell Jr. of Bowie, Md., Joseph Pannell of Millersville, Pa., David Pannell of Washington, D.C., Elizabeth Pannell of Portland, four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. His wife died earlier.

    Person ID I132  Master File
    Last Modified 14 Jan 2014 

    Father Robert Emmett PANNELL,   b. 29 Nov 1884, Staunton, Bedord County, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 01 Dec 1956, Strasburg, Lancaster Co. VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Mother Laura Gaynell WHITAKER,   b. 6 Oct 1897, Tazewell Co. VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 May 1997, Strasburg, Lancaster Co. PA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 99 years) 
    Family ID F20  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ann Allen Birdwell 
     1. Robert Grady PANNELL, Jr.
     2. Joseph PANNELL
     3. David PANNELL
     4. Elizabeth PANNELL
    Last Modified 19 May 2010 
    Family ID F6066  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart