Robert Gene Townsend

A precious life has passed from our sight ... but never from our hearts. Robert Gene Townsend passed away on October 14, 2013 at age 80. Preceded in death by his parents Howard and Mertice Townsend of Perry Iowa, Son Randy Townsend, and Great Granddaughter Liv Van Emmerik. Survived by devoted Wife Audrey Townsend of 62 years, loving Brother of Carolyn Gibson, three children Robyn Phillips, Rhonda Villasana, and Rodney Townsend, 5 Grandchildren, and 7 Great Grandchildren. Robert graduated from Perry High School in 1951. Robert was a successful Businessman of over 16 years of R-5 Western Store in Fremont and Placerville California. Robert retired from Florsheim Shoes and then became Marshal of Lockeford Springs Golf Course in Lodi, California.

Published in Lodi News-Sentinel from Oct. 30 to Nov. 6, 2013