Submitted by his wife
Bob was born and raised on the Oregon Coast. He worked for the City of Seaside as the Public Works Director and was a member of the Gearhart Fire Department for over 25 years. He lost his life trying to rescue a swimmer in the ocean.
He had a love for old cars and fully restored a 1927 Cadillac himself. After his death‚ the local senior center was renamed in his honor and a new flag pole was installed at the fire hall in his memory.
He is survived by his wife Darlene and daughters Amy‚ Kim‚ Lori and Angie.