Army Staff Sgt. Richard "Rick" M. Robak Jr., 25, died Friday (Feb. 9, 2001) in a military training exercise at Fort Benning, Ga.
The Olean native entered the Army after graduating from Perry High School in 1994.
A former Perry resident, he was living at Fort Benning.
Survivors include his father, Richard M. Sr. of Grand Island; his mother, Kathleen Mock of Perry; his sister, Susan Lalonde of Dallas, Texas; his maternal grandparents, John and Mary Paese of Buffalo; and his girlfriend, Desiree Reynolds of Castile.
Services, with full military honors, will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday in Eaton-Watson Funeral Home, 98 No. Main St., Perry. Burial will be in Glenwood Cemetery.