Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Roy Robert "Bob" Bartlett, BHS 1948

Roy Robert "Bob" Bartlett, BHS 1948

Bob Bartlett was born in Lynwood, California on September 27, 1930, to Roy and Leona Bartlett. He graduated from Burbank High School in 1948. Bob went into the U.S. Army in 1951. Bob was a barber for eight and a half years and a claim adjuster for a few years. Bob Bartlett was appointed to the California Highway Patrol Academy on April 1, 1958, and graduated from the academy on June 13, 1958. Bob was assigned to the West Los Angeles Office on June 20, 1958, to the Newhall Office on October 1, 1960, and to the Visalia Office on November 15, 1963. Bob was promoted to Sergeant and assigned to the Los Banos office on December 1, 1967. Bob was assigned to the Central Division Office as Training Coordinator on June 1, 1983, and reassigned to the Los Banos office in May 1985,

Bob retired on September 27, 1985, he was Field Supervisor in the Los Banos office a total of 16 years and a dedicated public servant with the California Highway Patrol for twenty-seven years, six months. After retiring from the California Highway Patrol Bob went to Floral Design School in Los Angeles and opened Cottage Flowers & Gifts in Firebaugh, Ca. for 24 years. Bob was on the Telefloral Board and served two terms as President of the Northern California Nevada Unit of Telefloral.

Bob is survived by Sally Ramos Bartlett, his wife of 33 years; his sister, Penny Reed and her husband Dwight from Arizona; and a host of loving relatives CHP family and friends. Visitation will be held at Whitehurst Chapel in Dos Palos, Ca. on Thursday June 28, 2012, 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. A Funeral Service will be held at First Baptist Church in Firebaugh, Ca. on Friday, June 29, 2012, at 11:00 a.m. Interment will be at San Joaquin Valley National Cemtery in Santa Nell, Ca. on Tuesday, July 3, 2012, at 10:30 a.m.

Published in the Fresno Bee on June 27, 2012

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