Robert 'Bob' Folsom
April 24, 1937 - Jan. 22, 2014
Robert "Bob" Folsom died Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014, in Woodland at the age of 76. He was born in Oakland on April 24, 1937. Bob graduated from Grant High School in 1956 and then enlisted and served in the U.S. Navy
until 1962. He moved to Woodland in 1965 when he joined the Woodland Fire Department. Bob worked for Woodland Fire for 28 years and retired at the rank of captain.
Bob is survived by his wife of 54 years, Marlene Folsom; daughters Robin Faille (Lance Faille) and Jennifer Thomas (Mike Thomas); son Eric Folsom; nine grandchildren Kurtis and Jordan Roddewig, Brooke Faille, Kodi, MaKenna and Mason Thomas, Vicki Davis and Katie Folsom; and two great-grandchildren Timothy and Starla.
He was preceded in death by his parents Margaret and Art Folsom, sister Marthann Johanson, brothers Jim and Billy Folsom and grandson Eric Folsom.
A memorial will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014, at Woodland Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), 509 College St., Woodland, with Pastor Larry Love officiating. McNary's Funeral Chapel is assisting the family with arrangements.