He moved to Castro Valley in 1957 where he attended Castro Valley High School and graduated in 1960. Bob went to San Jose State College prior to joining the US Army in 1962. He received his honorable discharge as a Sergeant in 1965, and returned to college. In 1966, Bob went to work for the Naval Air Station Alameda. Bob worked there for 25 years and retired as a Production Superintendent in 1991. He was best known for his love of golf, fishing, and classic cars. After retirement he opened a golf club repair shop known as Bob’s Birdie Shop. Bob was a resident of Walnut Creek since 1968. He was a member of the Walnut Creek Chapter of the Elks Lodge and the Dukes Classic Car Club.