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Bob Ray Miller


1940 - 2016 Obituary Condolences
Bob Ray Miller Obituary

Bob Ray Miller, 75, of Bakersfield, California, passed away on May 13, 2016.

He was born on July 12, 1940, in Hickory, Oklahoma, to Ray and Doris Miller. He moved to Bakersfield in 1942, where he graduated from Bakersfield High School and remained the rest of his life. Bob was a well-respected business owner of Freedom Fiberglass for thirty-nine years.

Bob enjoyed watching his children cheer and participate in sports early on in life. He also enjoyed going to the beach with his jeep, playing golf with his wife, team penning with his daughters, and following his grandchildren all over, even out-of-state, to watch them compete with their animals and play sports.

Bob married the love of his life Donna F. Miller (Blodgett) on February 25, 1967. They had three beautiful daughters: Robin M. Rossi and her husband Tiger, Stephanie R. Jones and her husband Brian, and Bobbie D. Miller. From his girls, he had eight beautiful grandchildren and four great grandchildren.

In addition to his wife and daughters, Bob is survived by his step-mother Bobbie Miller of Mason, Texas, his sister Farrell Watkins and husband Orville, and his sister Gwen Vance and husband Doug, along with numerous nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents, Ray Miller and Doris Brown.

The funeral service will be held at 2:00 P.M. on Friday, May 20, 2016, at Greenlawn Southwest Cemetery. Pastor Ron Roberson of Higher Ground Church will be officiating. Burial will immediately follow the funeral. Viewing will be held on Thursday, May 19, 2016, from 4:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. at Greenlawn Southwest Cemetery.

Published in Bakersfield Californian on May 18, 2016
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