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Robert C. Bridges II

1938 - 2015 Obituary Condolences
Robert C. Bridges II Obituary
ROBERT "BOB" CARL BRIDGES, II Bob passed away August 21, 2015 in Riverside, CA at the age of 76 years. Born December 17, 1938 in Riverside, California to Robert Carl and Vivian Juanita (Peeler) Bridges. He has lived in Riverside all his life. He served his country in the Vietnam War in the U.S. Army receiving an honorable discharge. Bob graduated from UCR in 1964 receiving his bachelor's degree and his teaching degree. He began teaching at Colton Unified High School September 1, 1965 and retired June 12, 1999. He taught English and German. Bob also videoed football games for the high schools and some of the college games making copies for the schools to train by. He worked at Vince's Bike Shop for many years then continued as a hobby fixing neighborhood children's bikes. He continued his education at Pepperdine Univ. receiving his Master's degree. The 4th of July was his favorite holiday, always having a big BBQ, asking people to bring their dogs, having a live band and fireworks. Bob loved his dogs and is missed dearly by his beloved Phoenix. ROBERT "BOB" BRIDGES, II is survived by his beloved daughter Anne Hoquist and her husband Ron. Devoted grandfather of Samantha and Erica Hoquist. Dear brother-in-law to Amy Hoquist and Jack Edwards. Special uncle to Ronald, David, Jim and Sandra Hoquist, Lonnie Edwards and Vivian Reichmuth. Cousin to Donna Hockett, Donald, Dan and David Hockett. He was preceded in death by his loving wife Keiko in 2009 and his sister Vivian Edwards. Funeral service will be conducted Tuesday, September 1, 2015 at 12:00 PM in Akes Family's "Chapel of the Chimes", 9695 Magnolia Avenue, Riverside, CA 92503. Interment will be in Olivewood Memorial Park, with his wife Keiko. Arrangements Entrusted to the Care of 9695 Magnolia Ave., Riverside, CA 92503 (951) 785-4071. Please go to www.akesfamilyfuneralhome.com and sign the guest book.


Published in Press-Enterprise on Aug. 30, 2015
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