December 26, 1925 ~ August 6, 2011
Dobson, Robert Keith
Robert Keith Dobson, a 61 year resident of Torrance, passed away peacefully at his home on Saturday, August 6, 2011 surrounded by family. He is survived by Pauline, his loving wife of 60 years; his children, Robert Jr, (Lori), Shirley (Randy) Kopp, Richard (Wendi), Raymond (Jennifer); eight grandchildren and one great grandson. Born in Akeley, MN, Keith was 85 when he died. He graduated from Akeley High School where he lettered in basketball. He served in the Army as a Sergeant Major during WWII, where he received a Meritorious Service Medal. After the War, he served in the Army reserve for over 20 years. He retired from Rockwell International after 40 years. Keith was a member of Redondo First United Methodist Church and served in many capacities. Always a sports enthusiast, he enjoyed baseball, basketball, fishing and growing tomatoes in his garden.
A gathering of family and friends will be held at the White & Day Colonial Mortuary in Redondo Beach on Friday, August 12, 2011 from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM. Graveside services will be at Noon on Saturday, August 13, 2011 at Pacific Crest Cemetery in Redondo Beach. A memorial service will follow at 4:00 PM at the First United Methodist Church, 243 So. Broadway in Redondo Beach.
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