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Robert J. "Bob" FlorRobert J. “Bob” Flor Rock Springs - Robert J. “Bob” Flor, 82, passed away Saturday, October 22, 2016 at Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County after a sudden illness. He was born July 4, 1934 in Rock Springs, the son of Robert J. Flor Sr. and Bessie Alice Jordan Flor. He attended schools in Rock Springs and graduated from Rock Springs High School with the class of 1954. Bob was a veteran having served in the US Army 1957-1959. He married Ira Alicia Eversole December 24, 1957 in Rock Springs. She preceded him in death April 23, 2008. Bob was a member of the VFW and was also one of the first charter members of Sweetwater County Search & Rescue. He enjoyed spending time with his granddaughter Kayla, cars, and remodeling his home. He worked for Union Merc in his earlier years. He worked for the Wyoming Highway Department and retired after 25 years. He also laid carpet, and ran a janitorial business. For many years he enjoyed working with R. L. Volsey Funeral Chapel and Fox Funeral Home as a funeral assistant. Survivors include his sons Bob Joe Flor and wife Barbara, and Danny Flor all of Rock Springs; grandchildren Nicole Dufford and husband Brady of Omaha, Nebraska, Ashley Niswender and husband Jake and Kayla Flor all of Rock Springs; great-granddaughter Sadie Niswender of Rock Springs; several cousins; his dog “Babe”. He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert and Bessie Flor, and step-mother Blanch Flor. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, October 27, 2016 at Fox Funeral Home, 2800 Commercial Way, Rock Springs. A viewing will be 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, October 26, 2016 and Thursday one hour prior to the services at the funeral home. Interment with military honors will take place at the Rock Springs Municipal Cemetery.
I'm sorry for the loss of your father. Both your parents were always a pleasure to talk with. I miss seeing your dad at Bi-Rite on weekends. I'm sorry I haven't replied sooner but please know he's been in our prayers. He really was a great guy. Take care and God bless.
Michael Fitzgerald Feb 14 2017 12:00 AM
So sorry to hear about this! What a sweet guy he was. He will be greatly missed! Thinking of you all.
Allison Volcic Faure Nov 1 2016 12:00 AM
The entire Flor family was always so good and kind to our family and we are deeply saddened to learn of Bob's death. It is our hope that happy memories of times spent with Bob will sustain the family in their time of grief. You are all in our thoughts more often than you could know. Take care of yourselves and of each other.
Carl and Nancy Romanowski Oct 31 2016 12:00 AM
i will always remember bobs friendly smile and his willingness to visit whenever i saw him. he was always a gentleman and so very kind to everyone. he will be sadly missed. good luck to b.j. and honey bear... may he rest in peace. Loved Bob!!! So many of us did! I had the pleasure of meeting him with work at US Bank. What a GEM, and I mean that truly. He will be missed!
lou barto/ Kerri Freuler Oct 31 2016 12:00 AM
I want to express my sincere sympathy to the family of Bob. I always enjoyed visiting with him wherever I met him. His smile was contagious. He had the janitorial contract for the office building where I was employed, and I always looked forward to him stopping in to visit. He will be greatly missed by everyone who knew him.
Ray Sarcletti Oct 27 2016 12:00 AM
With love and deepest sympathy to Bob's family at this very difficult time. Bob and Ira were very special people to me and I'm sure to so many people. There were none better. When I read this Bob's big smile came into my mind and I could see him and Ira side by side as I last remember seeing them.
Jenny Rohrbaugh Oct 26 2016 12:00 AM
With our deepest sympathy,the Gipson family would like to share our condolences with your family. All of you are in our thoughts and prayers. He will be greatly missed! The Gipson's
Lori and Shawn Gipson &family Oct 26 2016 12:00 AM
Bob Joe and Dan, So sorry to hear of the loss of your dad. Steve H
Steve Hickerson Oct 26 2016 12:00 AM
Dan so sorry to hear about your das. My prayers and thoughts are with you and your family. I will be out of town so will not be able to be there for you on Thursday. Take care of yourself my friend. Kay
Kay Parrish Oct 25 2016 12:00 AM
Our thoughts and prayers are with your family and friends. Bob and Ira were always kind and welcoming to our family.
Sam and Debora Soule' Oct 25 2016 12:00 AM