Robert Francis Denny

December 27, 2022
Robert Francis Denny

On Tuesday, December 27th, Bob Denny, loving husband and father of three daughters, passed away at the age of 83.

Bob was born on February 24, 1939 in St. Louis, Missouri. He received his bachelor’s degree from Amherst College, and his Masters degree from Baylor University. Bob was a member of the New York Army National Guard and joined the Air Force becoming a Regular Officer, Captain and a navigational instructor. He then moved to East Hampton, New York where he worked at the Edward F. Cook Agency in real estate and insurance as the owner and chairman. He grew the company from 5 employees to one of the 100 largest privately held insurance agencies in the US.  Bob was on the board of many professional companies throughout his career.

Bob had a passion for woodworking, boating, gardening, and golf. He was well known for his quick wit, his infectious laugh, and his kind, gentle spirit.

Bob was preceded in death by his parents and his step-father. He is survived by his wife Julie, his three daughters Lisa, Cathy, and Jane, their spouses David, Brian and Wayne, his grandchildren Jessica, Robert, Thomas, Samantha, and Sadie, as well as his sisters Nancy, Kathleen, Patty, Elizabeth, Barbara, and their families. A private memorial will be held.

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  • December 29, 2022
    Martin Umezu says:
    Julie, This is Martin Umezu, former CEO of Aioi Insurance Company of America. He dedicated to us as an outside director for many years from mid 90`s to 2010`. I have returned to Tokyo several years ago, but I really appreciate his contribution to support our business for long time. I remember spending good times with wit and laughter with messrs Pete Conway and Harry Mayor. He will live in our heart forever. May he rest in peace. Martin Umezu

  • December 29, 2022
    TOSHIAKI KOGA says:
    With deepest sympathy as we remember Bob. Youtopia/Aioi America Toshi

  • December 29, 2022
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  • December 29, 2022
    Peter and Lyn Conway says:
    We are so sorry to hear about Bob. He was an interesting and fun person to be with. Although we have not been geographically close for the last few years . We are sad that we have lost him.