Clarence "Bob" Eiting was born in Klamath Falls, Oregon on November 1, 1932. He moved to Anderson, CA when he was 10 years old where he attended school.
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He enlisted in the U.S. Navy in 1949, served on a battleship as a gunners mate seeing action in Korea during most of the Korean War. After being discharged from the Navy he returned to Anderson and began his career in the lumber industry. He worked first for Ralph L. Smith Lumber Company and then for Kimberly Clark Corp. After Kimberly Clark discontinued their operation he was hired by Simpson Paper Co. and worked there until he retired at age 62. He and his wife traveled extensively in the U.S., Mexico and also to Hawaii and Alaska.
He is survived by his wife, Jean and his daughter, Colleen. His son, Lee, is deceased. He was a grandfather and great-grandfather.
Bob loved hunting and fishing. Although he was somewhat of a loner he was always there to help when help was needed whether in church or for a friend. He will be missed by many.
Memorial services for Bob will be held on July 1, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. at the First Baptist Church in Cottonwood, Brush and High Street.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Redding Rescue Mission, KVIP radio or the First Baptist Church in Cottonwood.
Published in Redding Record Searchlight on June 27, 2013