The News Times, Newport, OR 97365
Apr 5th, 2013
Bob Queenin, 66, born on September 22, 1946, graduated from Redford High School, Honolulu, Hawaii, died peacefully at his home in Gig Harbor, Washington on March 27, 2013. He was a resident of Newport since 1984.
Bob was a Journey Lineman for 40 years. He worked at Central Lincoln PUD and retired from Peninsula Light in Gig Harbor.
Bob's time revolved around his three sons. He enjoyed riding his Harleys, loving his dogs and umpiring baseball. Bob often told people, "I love baseball so much that I got involved in umpiring because it is the best seat in the house." Bob was also a sportsman and he was not only a duck fan, but a fanatic.
Family members include his late wife Sandra of Newport, his son Bobby of Newport, and two sons Sean and Joey of Gig Harbor. He had two sisters, Ruth Anne Gudger of Eugene and Rachel Queenin of Petaluma.
Funeral services will be held at Sacred Heart Catholic Church on Friday, April 12 at 1:00 pm. With a celebration of life party to follow at the Yaquina Bay Yacht Club. To celebrate Bob's passion for his U of O Ducks join us in wearing green and yellow.