Robert A. “Rob” Redmond Jr.

Born on 09/25/1967

Departed on 02/13/2013

Resided in Reston, Virginia

Robert Albert “Rob” Redmond Jr., 45, of Reston died Feb. 15, 2013, doing what he loved. He was skiing with a group of close friends in Breckenridge, Colorado when he suffered a traumatic head injury.

Rob was born on Sept. 25, 1967, in Ft. Meade, MD. Rob attended George Mason University, where he played intramural lacrosse. He was a Realtor with Century 21 New Millennium in Chantilly and a member of “The Agent E Team.” He was previously a Newspaper Advertising Sales Associate with Media General’s News and Messenger Newspaper of Prince William County. Rob was an avid skier, windsurfer, and Redskins fan. He enjoyed spending time with his nephews, nieces, and friends, and especially attending the Nationals games with his nephew.

Survivors include his mother, Mary Moye Rose (Steve) of Fredericksburg; step- mother, Patricia T. Redmond of Frederick, MD; sisters, Jacqueline Redmond Overton (Jeff) of Suffolk and Erin Redmond Webb (Ramsey) of Whitsett, NC; and many aunts, uncles, cousins, nephews and nieces.

Rob was predeceased by his father, Dr. Robert A. Redmond; and his sister, Susan R. Kilby.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 21, at the Covenant Funeral Service, Stafford Chapel. Pastor Edward Pruitt, of Harrisonburg, will be officiating. Interment will follow in Laurel Hill Memorial Park.

The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the Stafford funeral home.

Rob’s light will shine on through numerous organ donations through Donor Alliance Organ and the Tissue Program.

In lieu of flowers the family requests that monetary contributions be made to Donor Alliance at or Brain Injury Association of America at

29 thoughts on Robert A. “Rob” Redmond Jr.

  1. Candi Johnson on said:

    I am so saddened by Rob’s death. I met Rob when he came to work at the News and Messenger. I liked him immediately. He was such a caring, fun-loving man and he will be sorely missed by many. My heart goes out to the entire family, but especially to Mary, also a former co-worker.
    When I lost my mother a few years ago, I received many notes and cards; one in particular remains in my mind even today. It read “Death leaves a heartache that no one can heal, but love leaves a memory that no one can steal.” No one will ever be able to take away the memories of Rob because he was loved by so many. May God bless.
    Love and prayers,

  2. April Fleming on said:

    I had the privilege of working with Rob at The News & Messenger. He was such a caring and friendly person. He will be greatly missed. You are all in my thoughts and prayers.

  3. Cindy Merchant on said:

    I met Rob’ mom Mary when I came to work at the Stafford County Sun/ Potomac News, she became one of my closest friends and I was blessed to meet her amazing family over the years. My heart hurts for them all but I know that they will find comfort in knowing that Rob has gone home and is now with Susie and their Dad. My love and prayers are with you all.

  4. Rick Bockes on said:

    My prayers are with the entire family and Rob’s friends. I’m happy to have been his friend and will miss him.

  5. Sonny Sloan on said:

    Carol and I want to express our condolences to Robert’s family. While we did not know him personally, we did know his father very well and admired him as a great soldier, leader and classmate at West Point. Robert certainly came from good stock. May he rest in peace.

  6. Vicki Buck on said:

    Although I had not seen Rob since Lake Braddock and Orange Hunt, his passing been heartbreaking. His smile, genuineness and passion for life will not be forgotten.

  7. John Lafley on said:

    My prayers and thoughts are with his family. It is always a significant loss to lose someone in their prime of life. I wish the best for his mother Mary, and Rob’s extended family. May he rest in peace.

  8. Tom Munson on said:

    My prayers are with Robert’s family. It is truly devastating to lose a child. I did not know Robert but I did know his father as a roommate at West Point and I miss him.

  9. Ray Pendleton on said:

    Pati, You and your entire family remain in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.

  10. Dave and Jean Riggs on said:

    Patti, I didn’t know Rob but it sounds like he was much like his father, my friend, company and classmate. Our sincere condolences.

  11. REBECCA KIRK(YMCA) on said:


  12. Mark and Kim Mitchell on said:

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. Please let us know if you need anything at all. God bless you and your family.

  13. Robert Miller on said:

    I was very saddened to hear about the tragic and untimely death of Rob. Our paths crossed many times when I was at The Stafford Sun and would attend meetings in Manassas or Woodbridge during the era of The Manassas Journal-Messenger and the Potomac News. He struck me as being serious about his advertising sales but had a sense of humor as well. It is said that “only the good die young”. Well, Rob was certainly one of the good ones. My deepest sympathy to his mother Mary and his other family members. May his memory be a blessing for us all.

  14. Jeff & Lolly Hetherington on said:

    Whenever anyone asks me about Rob I tell them this – he was one of the nicest people I have ever met.

  15. Matt Williams on said:

    I’m truly saddened by Rob’s passing. He and I were classmates at Orange Hunt and Lake Braddock and teammates at both Lake Braddock and Mason. He has left behind many friends from lives past and present and will be dearly missed by all whose paths he crossed. Rest in peace, Rob.

  16. Ralph and Judy Davis on said:

    Mary, Judy and I are praying that God gives you and your extended family peace in your loss. I did not know your son but if he was like his mom he must have been a wonderful person.

  17. Julie Little on said:

    Mary, There are no words to express how sorry I am. You are loved by many, and I hope that they may offer some comfort in this time of sorrow.

  18. Barbara Kerlin on said:

    Rob was so special and I had the priviledge of having a desk beside his at Century 21 New Millennium. He had the best laugh and we took advantage of that, I think we laughed about something everyday. I miss him so very much and send my very deepest sympathy to his family.

  19. Susan L. Neer on said:

    My heart is breaking for you Mary, as I think of memories of you and Rob and how much I enjoyed working with you both. Becoming friends with Rob was truly a blessing that I will not soon forget. He was an outstanding man, and a wonderful friend. I will never forget him or you. Please know my love and thoughts are with you and your family.

  20. Frank Anderson on said:

    I was a former classmate of Rob’s dad.As an avid Co. skier,I wish
    Rob eternal joy on the “steep&deep” uo to his chest in a cloud of

  21. Shirley King on said:

    Pati. May you find peace and love in the memories you cherish.
    So sorry for your loss.

  22. Ray Stoner and Laura Stoner on said:

    To Mary, Jackie, Linda and Jeff
    I was so sadden to hear of the loss of Rob, and I will remember the good times we had at Marlborough Point water skiing and spending time together. He will be missed by everyone.


  23. John Longaberger on said:

    We are sorry to hear about your loss. Our prayers are with you.

  24. John & Lydia Burnett on said:

    We were deeply saddened to hear of Rob’s passing. He worked with us over several months as our realtor. He was so patient and so mellow it was a pleasure working with him. We pray that the Lord will strengthen and comfort you in this difficult time.

  25. Richard on said:

    My sincere condolences to Rob’s family. I met Rob through a mutual friend over 10 years ago and always enjoyed his company. I am grateful I was able to see him recently before his trip. He always impressed me with his friendly and caring nature, it is no surprise to me that even after leaving this world he continued to give to others.

  26. Trewitt and Sandy Harding on said:

    We love Mary and Steve Rose and Pray that the Grace, Peace and Joy of Jesus Christ be with you in this life and forever.

  27. KJ on said:

    Mary Rose,
    I am so sorry you have lost another one of your children. That should never happen to anyone. I was not able to attend Rob’s service, but I am keeping you and Rob in my thoughts.

  28. Mary & Neil Alexander on said:

    Patti and family, I just read and learned of Rob’s untimely passing, but he was doing what he loved best! I know that Bob welcomed him with open arms. May God surround you and your families with His love during this sad time in your lives. And, may all of your special memories keep his spirit alive in your hearts forever…he’s just a thought away! Please accept our deepesst condolences.

  29. Donna Madison Toomey on said:

    The Redmond Family lived up the street from me growing up. Rob was always kind and very polite. I enjoyed catching up with him at the 20 year Lake Braddock High School reunion. My thoughts and prayers are with his family during this difficult time. God Bless!

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