Obituary for Robert B. Vosilus of Pinehurst

Capt. Robert B. Vosilus, USN (Ret.), 81, of Pinehurst, made his final deployment on Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2023, after a lengthy battle with Parkinsons. 

Born in Norwalk, CT., Oct. 11, 1942, he was the son of the late Vitot and Muriel Dibble Vosilus.  In his sophomore year at the University of California, Berkeley, Bob was awarded a NROTC scholarship and was commissioned as an Ensign upon graduation. His duty stations included Vietnam and both the 6th and 7th Fleet Flag ships among others. 

While stationed in Norfolk, Bob met and later married Diane Caracasis.  They were married for 48 wonderful years.  In 2002 the couple moved to Pinehurst and would eventually settle in Pinewild.  Bob enjoyed playing golf and reading, especially books about WW II.  Bob was a principled soft-spoken man with a kind heart. 

In addition to his parents, Bob was predeceased by his brother Richard E. Vosilus.  Bob is survived by his wife, Diane C. Vosilus, his brother Lt. Col. John Vosilus USA, (Ret.), wife Terry, and a bevy of nieces.

Funeral Honors for Capt. Vosilus will be rendered at Arlington National Cemetery at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Bob’s memory may be made to the charity of your choice.

Online condolences may be made at

Services are entrusted to Boles Funeral Home of Pinehurst.

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