Robert Lewis Wardrip, 89, passed away in Pocatello, Idaho on Friday, Aug. 2, 2019.
He was born Sept. 29, 1929 to Delbert and Eunice (Smith) Wardrip, in Jerome Prairie.
He worked in construction, as a sawmill lumber grader, and a business owner/operator of B&B Cleaning & Pressure Wash. Then with wife, Barbara, they were co-managers at Western Villa Park in Lakeview. They made Lakeview their home for 14 years.
Robert and Barbara married in McKinleyville and at the time of Barbara’s death they had been married 41 years. After Barbara passed, Bob moved to Pocatello, Idaho.
He is preceded in death by: his wife, Barbara; and his parents.
Robert is survived by: sons and daughters-in-law: Mike and Kathy Wardrip and Bob Jr. and Jill Wardrip; daughters, Sandra Cox and Jacqulyn Lee Hannah; and five grandchildren.
Robert will be laid to rest on Monday, Aug. 12, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. in the National Cemetery in Eagle Point with full military honors.
Memorial contributions may be made to VFW Post 4070, P.O. Box 134 Lakeview, OR 97630 or to a charity of the donor’s choice.
Desert Rose Funeral Chapel has charge of the arrangements.