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Robert Anthony Lantzy, 85, died peacefully at his home in Yuba City surrounded by his family and friends, September 24, 2015. Born in Pennsylvania, Bob came to California in 1955.

A 1947 graduate of Latrobe High School. Enlisted in the Air Force from 1948 - 1952. He worked for Aerojet, the phone company, and various construction companies before settling into his last job with Caltrans for 23 years until retirement in 1993.

Bob was a motorcycle enthusiast. On his bike is where he loved to be when he wasn't hard at work. A member of a Harley Club in Hawaii in 1951-52, Harley Club in Youngstown, Ohio in 1952-54. He was the founding director of the Yuba City HOG Chapter and continued to be the director from 1987-1993. He remained a HOG member locally and nationally until the end. He also participated in AMA, MMA, ABATE, and GWTA. He is one of the founders of the "Yuba-Sutter Toy Run", now known as "The Original Yuba-Sutter Toy Run".

Bob was an all around handyman who could fix anything. He was eager to help anyone in need. Bob always had a story to tell. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him and will remain forever in our hearts.

Preceded in death are his parents and brother Jerry. Bob is survived by his loving wife of 30 years, Mary. His sister Norma Cooper and brother Jim and Craig. Daughter Linda Williams and husband Bob. Step-children Kellie Jack and husband Joe, Tracy Sears, Debbie Gates and husband Darren, Ray Staley, Michelle Staley, and Cindy Walkow. He had 9 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren who all loved him dearly.

We will celebrate Bob's life November 7, 2015 at 11am, 655 Colusa Ave., Yuba City (The Bride Church). Reception to follow at 5477 Feather River Blvd., Marysville (American Legion Hall) contact [email protected] (707) 834-3759.

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Published in Appeal Democrat from Oct. 4 to Nov. 1, 2015
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