Bob passed peacefully in his sleep on September 2, 2023, in the early morning.
Bob was born on February 14, 1929, in Dodge City, Kansas, where he was raised on the farm. Served in the U.S. Army and saw combat in the Korean conflict. He graduated from Colorado State University with a degree in Agrology. Bob ran the family ranch on the outskirts of Fort Collins, Colorado later going to work for the Department of Agrology and Forestry in Phoenix, Casa Grande, Flagstaff and Pendleton Oregon before arriving in Kamloops to work with the Ministry of Forests until retirement.
Bob loved his golf and spent many happy weekends fishing in the lakes surrounding Kamloops. He and Kathy wintered in Arizona for several years enjoying all the activities and yes of course, some of the finest golf courses.
He leaves to cherish his memory his loving wife Kathy, daughter Jody, sons Kirk (Kathy), Scott, stepson Sean Doyle, grandchildren Cassandra and Jordan, many nieces, nephews and cousins.
Bob was predeceased by his first wife Virginia and stepson MCpl Eriń Doyle, his sisters Georgia, Joanne and brothers Lewis and Carole.
The family wishes to thank Ponderosa Lodge for the wonderful compassionate care Bob received.
At Bob’s request there will be no formal service.Print This Obituary & Condolences