Robert B. "Bob" ERICKSON

ERICKSON, Robert B. "Bob" 77, of Largo, passed away peacefully on Dec. 2, 2012. He was born Sept. 5, 1935, in Whitinsville, MA, and moved to Florida in 1962. He served in the U.S. Navy. Loved baseball and coached at West Pinellas Little League for years. He was a builder in Pinellas County for over 50 years. Also loved to cook and helped at his local Kiwanis. His family and friends meant the world to him and he will be dearly missed. He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Joanne; his three children, Bobby, Debbie and Brian; three grandchildren, Melanie, Monica and Robert III; his sister, Shirley Sharkey and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Memorial service is Thursday, Dec. 6th at 11 am, Anona United Methodist Chapel, 13233 Indian Rocks Road, Largo. Donations may be made to the Suncoast Hospice in Bob's name.

Published in the Tampa Bay Times on Dec. 5, 2012