McCune Garden Chapel Funeral Home
212 Main Street
Vacaville, CA 95688
(707) 448-6546
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Robert Newton Lavender Obituary
Robert Newton Lavender Oct. 25, 1929 - Nov. 23, 2013 Resident of Vacaville, CA After a number of illnesses, Robert Newton Lavender passed away with his family's blessing, on Nov. 23, 2013 in Vacaville, CA. He was a long time resident of El Sobrante, but spent the past 13 years living in Vacaville. He leaves his loving wife, Jean of 56 years, their children, Tom (Kim) of Vacaville, Barbara Jenkins of Russellville, AR, and Susan (Richard) Schachair of Pinole, CA. A daughter, Ann (Steven) Knight, preceded him in death. He left 10 grandchildren and also one that preceded him in death. He worked for Chevron as an Inspector at the Richmond Refinery for 33 years. He had been retired for 27 years. Bob was quite active in the Mount Diablo-Silverado Boy Scouts Council, specifically Troop 146 of El Sobrante. He had hiked over 500 miles in the Sierras. He was an avid patch trader. Interment will be at Sacramento Valley National Cemetery, Dixon CA on Dec. 6, 2013 at 11:00am followed by a gathering of remembrance that will be held at the Vacaville Elks Club at noon. Donations may be made to the , or a . McCune Garden Chapel (707) 448-6546
Published in Contra Costa Times on Dec. 1, 2013
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