RUX, Robert Harold "Bob" (Age 81) Robert Harold Rux "Bob" born March 15, 1940 in Seattle. Bob was adopted by Harold and Bertha Rux and moved to the farm in Reardan, WA. The family typically went to Arizona during the winter while he was growing up, and his senior year, Bob opted to stay in Arizona and graduate from Glendale HS in 1958. He maintained close ties to those classmates. Bob was a Vietnam Veteran. He was a helicopter crew chief, who did two tours of duty and received the Purple Heart. He spent 15 years in the Army. When he left the service he was a salesman before founding a cabinet business. Bob was also a fisherman. Although Bob was diagnosed in February with late stage dementia, he was able to remain at home until his final days. He was moved to Hospice House of Spokane Sunday, March 14. On early Wednesday morning, March 17th, 2021, Bob passed away. Bob is preceded in death by his parents, Harold and Bertha Rux, his sister, Sharon (Rux) Meye, his grandson, Joshua Bogle. He is survived by his wife, Margerat Shannon-Rux, his children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, niece, nephew, and cousins. A military funeral with limited attendance will be held at the Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Medical Lake, April 21, 2021 at 11 am.
Published in Spokesman-Review on Apr. 4, 2021.