Bob Pavey passed away on September 17, 2012. Bob was born in 1928 in Vernal, Utah. His parents, Oscar and Edna, moved the family to Indiana when Bob was very young.|
Bob attended Broadripple High School. Upon graduation he entered the Naval Air Force where he navigated lighter-than-air blimps.
During World War II he patrolled the South Eastern and Pacific Coasts.
Bob married Evelyn (Edie) in 1952 and had one son, Alan. In 1956 the family moved to San Diego. They have resided in La Jolla for 40 years.
Bob piloted his own Piper Clipper plane which became the source of many family outings. He also loved sailing and later power boating his beloved Bali Hai. Bob and Edie spent four months cruising the waters of British Columbia, especially Desolate Sound.
Bob was a Commodore at South Western Yacht Club during 1976. He has continued on there as Staff Commodore. He was also a member of the La Jolla Businessmen's Club.
He is survived by his loving wife, Edie; his son, Alan Lee and wife, Kathy; and grandson, Kyle Lee.
He is truly loved and will be greatly missed.
Published in La Jolla Light on Oct. 4, 2012