Bob was born in Cincinnati, Ohio. He grew up in Omaha, one of three brothers and attended Creighton Prep High School and graduated from Creighton University in 1954. He served in the military during the Korean War and afterwards, joined the US Treasury, where he worked for nearly 30 years, spending most of his life in Kansas City.
He retired and spent time golfing, analyzing the stock market and being with his family. He was married 61 years and is survived by his wife, Jean, his daughter, Kate, his son, John, his brother, Richard and his wife Ellie, his daughter-in-law, Anne, and his grandchildren, Jenna and Reid.
There will be a visitation Friday, January 13th at 10:00 a.m. at St. Catherine's of Sienna, 4101 E. 105th Terrace, Kansas City, MO 64137 followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 a.m. The family requests no flowers or donations.