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Robert "Bobby" Barber

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February 3, 1926 - May 25, 2015 Robert "Bobby" Barber, long time L.A. native and Beach Volleyball legend, passed away peacefully at home on Memorial Day. Bobby was an L.A. County Firefighter, WW2 Vet., 60 year member in SAG, and Beach Volleyball Hall of Fame member. His wife Virginia of 60 years passed in 2012. Known far and wide for his longevity in Volleyball, having been the oldest ever to achieve a AAA rating as well as playing in CBVA tournaments into his 80's. He is survived by his children Mark, Colleen, Brad and Blake, grandsons Eric and Ryan, granddaughter Maya. He will be missed by many. Have the net and ball ready Bobby.
Published in the Los Angeles Times from May 27 to May 31, 2015
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