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Robert Royce Usher

1925 - 2014
Robert Royce Usher Obituary
Robert Royce Usher
March 1, 1925-Dec. 29,2014
San Jose, CA
Robert Royce Usher (Bob) is survived by his wife Eleanor of 37 years, his children Steve Usher, Stan Usher, Janice Boor and Janet Huckibe. Bob had 9 grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
Bob proudly served his country in the US Navy during WWII when he was stationed in the Pacific. After the war, Bob played professional baseball and he retired from MLB baseball after playing for 15 years. Bob was a former agent of the U.S. Naval Intelligence community and an active member of the Coast Guard Auxiliary in the Bay Area where he served as Vice-Commodore. Bob was active in patrolling in the SF Bay Delta as well as San Francisco Bay. An active member of Coyote Pt. Yacht Club, San Joaquin Yacht Club and Point San Pablo Yacht Club. He was also Past Commodore of the Pacific Inter-Club Yacht Association (PICYA) and a graduate of San Diego State University. Bob was a lifetime member of the Sigma Chi Fraternity.
Bob loved sports of all types and he loved life. Bob loved his family and was an affectionate and generous man. He really liked people and enjoyed talking to all who came across his path. He enjoyed traveling, attending the theatre and musicals, and attending symphonies and operas.
He will be sorely missed by all who loved him.
A Mormon burial Service will be held in San Diego.
Published in San Jose Mercury News/San Mateo County Times on Jan. 2, 2015
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