Robert (Bob) S. Pendleton Sr., 93, of Hayward effectively ran his race and was welcomed into the arms of his Lord Savior on Friday, Dec. 13, 2019, at Spooner Health and fitness Process.
He was born Aug. 29, 1926, in St. Joseph, Missouri, the son of James and Ruby (Smith) Pendleton. He led an adventurous existence. Just after large university, he headed west to perform on the railroad, then soon after he manufactured his way to the logging camp in Oregon and became a cat-skinner. Later, he felt the call to provide his place as a seaman with the Service provider Marines, earning the rank of 3rd Mate. Following the Service provider Marines, he went to perform on a fire-boat in Puget Audio, Washington. Whilst in Seattle, Bob listened to about the Florida Everglades. His adventurous spirit led him to south Florida, the place he started out his individual Everglades Airboat Guide Assistance. He also was a water ski instructor, plane pilot, ship captain, inventory automobile driver, commenced his own window tinting small business, and a lot of additional company endeavors.
He achieved the enjoy of his lifetime, Lois Bare, and married Oct. 1, 1950. A relatives of five little ones would abide by. In the early 1970s, Bob, Lois and the family learned Hayward while adventuring across the United States on holiday. It all began at the Wanigan Pancake Residence at Lumberjack Bowl, when Bob and family were drawn to the logrolling enjoyment using spot across the bowl. He and his family became pretty associated with the various gatherings. Bob would eventually direct the thrust to bring the Nationwide Lumberjack Championships to Fort Lauderdale, Florida, in 1976.
In the 1980s, Bob began getting house in the Hayward location and moved here entire time. He built his house at his 400-acre farm across from the KOA Campground north of town. Bob experienced quite a few passions, which includes logrolling, ax throwing, roller blading, mountain biking, tennis, dancing, snow and waterskiing. He loved all animals, typically fostering injured animals back to wellness. It was typical at meals to be joined by recovering wildlife these kinds of as raccoons, owls, opossum, birds and a lot of additional critters.
Bob was avid about the relevance of neighborhood involvement. In excess of the decades he was engaged from Florida to Hayward with the Rotary, Lions, Chamber of Commerce, Audubon Culture, Fort Lauderdale Historical Society, Civil Air Patrol, Boy Scouts of The us, area church buildings and all Hayward sport’s teams. He cherished to watch the Hawks participate in baseball and to cheer on the Hurricane soccer crew.
He savored the fellowship of Very first Lutheran Church and sooner or later worshipped at the Hayward Wesleyan Church. Distinctive thanks to Pastor Loretta and Pastor Chad as they visited and supported the relatives by our dad’s going residence course of action.
Bob is survived by his 5 kids, Bobby (Victoria Wall) of Hayward, Sandra (Rick) Harbst of Carrollton, Texas, Penny (Allen) Weiner of Murrells Inlet, South Carolina, Ken (Deb Standaert) of Cumberland and Bonnie (Ron) Kubarek of Hayward seven grandchildren, eight fantastic-grandchildren and just one great-terrific-grandson two brothers, Ken (Linda) of Indianapolis and Monte (Linda) of Houston.
He was preceded in loss of life by his mothers and fathers his wife, Lois and brother, James.
A committal provider with military services honors will be held for Bob at 2 p.m. Tuesday, July 27, at Northern Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Cemetery around Spooner.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the Hayward Large University soccer application.