Robert Hall Cruise
1931 — 2021
Robert "Bob" Hall Cruise passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his family on March 9, 2021. Bob was born on March 12, 1931 in Staunton, Virginia to Guy and Stella Cruise. Bob grew up in Pulaski, Virginia and graduated from Virginia Tech in 1953 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering. He later earned an MBA from Fairleigh Dickinson University in New Jersey. He served honorably in the U.S. Army following graduation from Virginia Tech. He began his post-military career with the Pennsylvania Railroad. Bob enjoyed a 31 year career with Hercules, Incorporated serving in management positions in Radford, Va., Kenvil, N.J., Parlin, N.J., Wilmington, Del, and Salt Lake City,...