Robert Eugene "Bob" Compton

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  • "My love goes out to you Nita and your family, Deborah Cook"
    - Deborah Cook
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  • "We are sorry to read of Bob's passing. He will always be..."
    - John & Jayne Ficken
  • "I worked along side Bob for many years at Intalco. He was..."
    - Vicki Henley
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    - Lesley Keenholts
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Robert "Bob" Eugene Compton (age 75) entered into rest on October 11, 2016 in Bellingham, WA. Robert was born on February 25, 1941 in Sedro Woolley, WA to Lionel Eugene and Phyllis Reva (Barr) Compton. He graduated from Meridian High in 1960. After graduating high school Robert entered the Air Force and served his country for four years. Following his active service he entered the National Guard and enjoyed competing in pistol competitions. Robert worked for himself as an electrician for twelve years and worked at Intalco for 20 years. He retired from Intalco in 2001. All his friends that knew him called him Bob. He will be remembered for being extremely helpful to his friends and family. Robert married the love of his life, Vernita Duim in 1961 in Biloxi, Mississippi. He was a strong, firm, smart and funny but most of all loving. He loved his family foremost, especially his wife Nita; daughters, Kathy and Debbie; grandchildren, Jynelle, Kaylee, Kari, Andrew; great grandchildren; brother, Ben Compton; sisters, Winifred Compton, Janice Lytle. Arrangements have been entrusted to Jerns Funeral Home in Bellingham. Please sign the Book of Memories, light a candle and leave your condolences for the family at
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Bellingham, WA 98225
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Published in Bellingham Herald on Oct. 23, 2016
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