Robert (Bob) Wadleigh


FLORIDA — Robert (Bob) Wadleigh 93, died Aug. 3, 2019 in his daughter’s home in Florida.  Bob lived for his children and enjoyed traveling with his wife, Ruth of 60 years.  They spent many years square dancing, and attended dances all over the world, including Australia. Bob was a scout leader and hiked the Continental Divide several times as well, working at higher levels in the scouting communities.  He believed in never wasting a minute and lived life to its fullest.

Bob is remembered for his homemade projects. He enjoyed making things for people and helping others with computer problems, as well as documenting his travels with pictures.

Bob was preceded in death by his two sons Robbie and Gene and his wife Ruth. He is survived by his three daughters, Donna Benson, Tacoma, Wash., Barbara (Don) Friese, Bradenton, Fla., and Nancy (Jim) Downs Palmer Ark.

Also surviving Bob are six granddaughters, two grandsons and nine great-grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, please send donations to the Red Cross.

Arrangements in care of Strohmayer’s Funeral Home