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Robert Gerald "Bob" Lish


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Robert Gerald "Bob" Lish Obituary
Robert "Bob" Gerald Lish, 55, of Blackfoot, Idaho passed away Sunday, April 12, 2015 at Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center in Idaho Falls, Idaho.

Bob was born February 15, 1960 in Pocatello, Idaho the son of Revella Jean and Larry Lish. Bob was the third born and only son, he spent his childhood in McCammon, Idaho on the family farm and attended high school in Marsh Valley where he was active in sports and rodeo.

On November 10, 1984 Bob married the love of his life, there were three children born to this union. They had just celebrated their 30th anniversary with a trip to Hawaii, which he was proud of.

Bob had a great love for classic cars and purchased his first 55 Chevy two door at the age of 13, which he still owned.

Bob was a devoted family man, taking every opportunity to spend time with them. Bob had a love for fixing cars and trucks, which landed him in his career of 35 years employed with Kenworth Sales in Pocatello and Idaho Falls in various positions, and lastly as the service manager in Idaho Falls.

Bob is survived by his loving wife of 30 years, Erin Elaine Fife Lish; sons, Robert Nicholas (Teresa Prouse) Lish and Clint Gerald (Allison Connelly) Lish and Caitlyn Jo (Ashley Hirz) Lish; grandchildren, Jacob Lish, Robert Kash Lish, Avery Elaine Lish and awaiting the arrival of granddaughter, Emery Ann Lish all of Blackfoot, Idaho; his parents, Larry (Nancy Austin) Lish of McCammon and Revella Pratt of Rigby; sisters, Jacque (Eric) Struchen of Blackfoot, Barbara (Jimmy) Guthrie of McCammon, Laura (Kelly) Carter of Idaho Falls; brothers-in-law, Craig (Robyn) Waddell of Eagle, Bruce Waddell of Idaho Falls, Kenny (Serena) Fife of Lindon, Utah, Scot Scuderi of Sandy, Utah and Rodney Scuderi of Sandy, Utah; sisters-in-law, Noreen Johnson of Pennsville, New Jersey and LaTresse Butcher of Biloxi Mississippi.

A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 18, 2015 at Hawker Funeral Home, 132 South Shilling Avenue in Blackfoot. Family will meet with friends and relatives from 6 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Friday, April 17, 2015 and for one hour prior to services at the funeral home. Interment will follow at the McCammon Cemetery. Condolences may be sent to the family online at www.hawkerfuneralhome.com.
Published in The Morning News on Apr. 18, 2015
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