Robert McNutt Robert (Bob) McNutt was surrounded by his loving family when he passed away Wednesday, November 20, 2013, at the age of 92. He was the sole survivor of his fourteen brothers and sisters. Bob lead a full and impressive life as a World War II veteran and survivor of Pearl Harbor with medals to record his accomplishments in the Navy. He was in the service 6 years, 2 months and 19 days. His family and his long list of friends are proof of the good and love that he brought into this world and we shall carry on with the strength and examples he gave us. Throughout his life he pushed to give all he could. He was not just a veteran of World War II, he is a veteran of a wonderful and memorable life. Bob was one of the initial organizers of the Secular Franciscan group at St. Mary's and has been a Franciscan for over 60 years. He was one of the leaders of Our Lady's Rosary Makers for many years. He was a Fourth Degree Knight of Columbus. He was a member of the Pearl Harbor Survivor Chapter 8 group out of Fresno. He was one of the initial members of the yearly Ann's Kids for Christmas party for underprivileged children. Bob is survived by his eight children - Bert (Moni), Patti (Curtis), Steve (Carol), Bill (Lucky), Mark (Betty), Kathleen, Ken (Freda) and Brian, 21 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren, and 2 great-great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his loving wife, Colleen, of 704 months and his son, Tommy. Visitation will be Monday, November 25, 2013 from 4 - 6 PM followed by the Rosary at 6 PM at Salser and Dillard at 127 E Caldwell Ave., Visalia CA 93277. Mass of the Christian burial will be Tuesday, November 26, 2013 at 10 AM at St. Mary's Catholic Church at 608 N. Church St., Visalia CA 93291. Burial at Visalia District Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Our Lady's Rosary Makers or St. Charles Building Fund and sent c/o 506 N. Garden, Visalia, CA 93291. A memorial tribute may be offered by logging onto www.salseranddillard.com
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Published in Visalia Times-Delta and Tulare Adv-Register from Nov. 23 to Nov. 25, 2013