Robert Canaday passed away in his home with his daughter, Adele, by his side. He was born in Bakersfield and attended local schools.
Robert had been a school bus driver before joining the Army Air Corp. He flew a P-38 in the 428th Fighter Squadron which was part of the Geyser Gang. From 1949 to 1978, Robert was a California Highway Patrolman. Robert also severed on a supervisory committee with SAFE1 Credit Union for over 30 years.
Robert was preceded in death by his wife of 70 years, Joyce. He leaves behind three children: Curtis Canaday, Clyde (Marian) Canaday, and Adele (Dan) Garrison: Also three grandchildren David Garrison, Patricia (Gary) Geise, and Paul Lopez.
As per his wishes, there will be no services.
I wish to express my deepest gratitude to Optimal Hospice. I could not have managed without their help.
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