LARKIN ROBERT CHARLES "BOB"
Age 51, of Bethesda, MD passed away unexpectedly on Monday, July 27, 2009. Born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, son of Robert Larkin and Dolores Larkin on April 2, 1958. He grew up in Monroeville, Pennsylvania and graduated from Gateway High School in 1976. Bobby received a full football scholarship to the University of Maryland. He graduated in 1981 and resided in Maryland until his untimely death. Bobby was an entrepreneur who enjoyed a fruitful career in land acquisition and real estate development. He had a passion for sports and was an avid Steelers fan. Bobby was a born leader who enjoyed traveling and lived life with great spirit. He had a "big brother" personality with a quick wit. He will be truly missed by all. Bobby is adored and survived by his only son, Ian and his beloved wife, Raquel. In addition to his surviving parents, Robert and Dolores Larkin, are his sister Linda Benyo and her husband Chris of Greenville, SC; his sister Kathy Henderson of Murrysville, PA; his sister Debbie Larkin of New York City; his brother David Larkin and his wife Karen of Greensburg, PA; his brother Greg Larkin and his wife Adrienne of Cranberry, PA and his sister Tracy Lippert and her husband Rob of Columbia, SC. Twelve nieces and nephews also survive him. Visitation will be on Thursday, July 30th from 3PM to 5 PM for family only and 7PM to 9PM and Friday, July 31 from 3PM to 5PM and at the PUMPHREY FUNERAL HOME. A brief funeral service will be held at 1 PM on Saturday, August 1, 2009 at Pumphrey Funeral Home located at 7557 Wisconsin Avenue, Bethesda, MD. 20814 (301) 652-2200
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Published in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on Jul. 30, 2009.