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Robert Charles "Bob" Carlson


04/20/1957 - 01/02/2015 Obituary
Robert Charles "Bob" Carlson Obituary
Robert "Bob" Charles Carlson was born on April 20, 1957, in St. Cloud, Minnesota, to Edward John Carlson and Lucille Lorraine Holton Carlson. Beloved Husband, Father, Grandfather, Brother, and a cherished friend to many, Bob is survived by his wife, Leslie, whom he was married to for 33 years; sons Robert and John; daughter Sandy and son-in-law Collin Lewis; grandchildren Savannah, Thomas, and Sarah; and siblings Mary Durling, Judy Whitlach, and William Carlson.
Bob grew up in Bakersfield, California, graduated from South High School, earned a degree from Cuesta College, and was the President/Owner of B&L Pump and Supply for 23 years. To family and friends, Bob was known for his generosity, helping hand, and wide-open arms; he shared his love until his passing on Friday, January 2, 2015, at the age of 57. Bob will be missed by many and will continue to live in the hearts of all who knew him.
A viewing for Bob Carlson will be held on January 16th, from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., at Greenlawn Funeral Home Southwest, 2739 Panama Lane, Bakersfield, California 93313. A "Celebration of Life" will be held on January 17th, 2:00 p.m., at Shafter Free Will Baptist Church, 155 Redwood Drive, Shafter, California 93263, reception to follow.
Published in Bakersfield Californian on Jan. 15, 2015
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