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Robert "Bob" Lewis

November 11, 2010
Robert "Bob" Lewis
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Robert "Bob" Lewis July 2, 1929 - Nov. 11, 2010 Robert "Bob" Lewis died as a result of injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident in Brookings on November 11, 2010. He was 81. Bob was born July 2, 1929 in Salt Lake City, UT to Leo and Genvieve (Atwood) Lewis. When Bob was 6, the family moved to southern California where Bob would eventually graduate from Fullerton Junior College. He worked with his grandfather and stepfather in carpentry briefly before beginning what would be a 25 year career in law enforcement. Starting in the patrol division, Bob worked his way up to Investigator with the Orange County Sheriff's Office. After retiring in 1993, he moved to Brookings where he enjoyed hunting and fishing. Bob married Margaret Vaca on March 11, 2003 in Crescent City, CA. He was also a member of the Elks Lodge. Survivors include his wife, Margaret of Brookings, daughters, Kandi Crow and her husband, Richard of Cave Junction, OR and Connie Eaton of Merlin, OR, grandchildren, Tina Edgerton, Cindy Brinkman, Robert Crow and Kimberly Crow, great grandchildren, Kevin, Brandon, Alicia and Dakota. Bob was preceded in death by a brother, Roy Lewis. Memorial contributions may be made to the Huntsman Cancer Foundation, 500 Huntsman Way, Salt Lake City, Utah 84108. A funeral service will be held on Tuesday, November 23, 2010 at 10:00am at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 770 Elk Drive in Brookings. Grave dedication and interment will follow at W.J. Ward Memorial Cemetery. A luncheon will follow the interment at the Church.
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