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Robert Gary "Bob" Will


1941 - 2013 Obituary Condolences
Robert Gary "Bob" Will Obituary
Passed away in his sleep Dec. 13, 2013 after a hard fought battle with cancer. He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Rita Will, daughter Joann Jorgenson (Eddie), son Scott Will, brothers Marvin (Cindy), Larry and Mike Walker, uncle Jack Reiman (Barbara), grandchildren Kelsey and Amanda and three great grandchildren.
Bob is preceded in death by father Emanuel Will, stepmother Myrtle Will, mother Laverne Walker and stepfather George Walker.
Bob was born in Berkeley, CA and attended local schools. Upon graduation from high school in Challis, Idaho, he joined the U.S. Army in 1959 and was honorably discharged in 1962. While in the U.S. Army, Bob met and married Rita Martini in July 1961, in Pittsburgh, PA, settling in Lodi, CA in 1962.
Bob was a 30 plus year member of the Carpenters Union and was proud of his contributions in the construction of many high rise buildings throughout the Bay Area. Bob was an avid fisherman and hunter, spending his free time chasing striped Bass in the Delta or hunting Elk in Idaho. Bob was a devoted husband, father, grandpa and friend who will be missed, but never forgotten.
The viewing is at Cherokee Memorial Funeral Home on Thursday, December 19, 2013 from 2pm - 8pm. Services will be held at Cherokee Memorial Park Evergreen Chapel, Friday December 20, 2013 at 1pm.
Published in Lodi News-Sentinel from Dec. 18 to Dec. 25, 2013
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