March 18, 1940 ~ November 8, 2004
Robert Joseph Simen Sr., known to his family and friends as ''Bobby'' passed away November 8, 2004 at the golden age of 64. He was born March 18, 1940 in Lake Charles, Louisiana, to Anthony Wallace, Sr. and Verlie Mae Simeon, and was the 2nd eldest of 11 children and was a resident of Los Angeles for 45 years. Bobby is survived by his beloved wife, Betty Jean Simen, his children Gina Lumpkin, Robert Simen Jr., Tanya Greenwade, Steve Simen and Kevin Millon; sisters, Ora Jean St. Andrew, Marva Arcia, Joanne LeCompte, Darlene Wise; brothers, Jerry Simen, Kenneth Simen, Don Simen and Danny Simen, 8 grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, family and friends. Bobby was preceded in death by his parents and brothers Anthony Wallace, Jr and Michael. Visitation will be Monday, November 15th from 4:00PM to 8:00PM at Rice Mortuary 5310 Torrance Blvd. Torrance, CA 90503 (310) 792-7599, with Vigil services at 6:00PM. Funeral Mass will be held on Tuesday, November 16th at 10:00AM at Maria Regina Catholic Church, 2150 W. 135th St., Gardena, CA 90249. Burial to follow at Holy Cross Cemetery, 5835 W. Slauson Ave., Culver City, CA 90230, Phone: (310) 670-7697. Family and friends are invited to a reception at Rice Mortuary immediately following from 1:00PM to 5:00PM.
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