April 26, 1946—March 31, 2019
Bob died peacefully in his home in Longview on March 31, 2019. He was born April 26, 1946 in Brewster, Ohio. He served in the U.S. Navy Seabees and was attached to the Army 5th Special Forces while serving in Vietnam.
Bob is survived by his wife, Shaina J. Mohme; 2 daughters, Tania Smith of Longview and Sherry Tice (Jeff) of Canton, Ohio; 3 stepchildren, Heidi Ross of Anacortes, Washington, Sarah Callecod (Amy) of Robinson, Illinois and Kris Riley (Danielle) of Lexington (Kelso).
Bob’s siblings are Joanne and Dave Skinner (deceased), Pat Lawson (Ray) of Upland, California, Chuck Long (Pat) of Longview, Terry Mohme (Jan) Chilhowie, Virginia, and Larry Koprivec (Kim) of Canton, Ohio.
He is survived by 8 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren, along with numerous nieces and nephews.
After the military, Bob came to Longview and joined Carpenters Local 1707 as an apprentice Millwright. After turning Journeyman, he worked for many contractors; primarily Marvin L. Cole, General Contractor and J.H. Kelly.
A celebration of life will be held for family and close friends at a later date.