Earl Robert Robb, 81, a former Baker City resident, died April 18, 2003.

A celebration of his life will be at 1 p.m. Friday at the First United Methodist Church, Cathedral of the Rockies, in Boise.

Earl was born Jan. 20, 1922, the first child of Albert and Lola Robb at Oxly, Mo.

He married Shirley Mahan on March 14, 1948, and lived at Moorpark, Calif., and Baker City before moving to Boise in 1974. He was involved with various agricultural ventures during his working years.

Earl served his country during World War II as a pilot flying the Burma Hump in the Himalayan Mountains India. In 1945 he was awarded the Presidential Citation.

Earl was a member of the First United Methodist Church where he served his Lord and church. He ushered most Sundays until his health failed. His friendliness and kindness will be remembered by all who knew him.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Shirley, in 1998; his brother Paul Robb in 1999; and his parents Albert and Lola Robb.

He is survived by his daughter, Eileen Robb of Boise; and son, Rodney Robb and his wife, Susie, of Tri-Cities, Wash.

Inurnment will be next to his beloved Shirley in the Island City Cemetery at Island City.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Boise VA, Boise Medical Center, 500 W. Fort St., Boise, ID 83702 or the First United Methodist Church, 717 N. 11th St., Boise, ID 83702.

Used with permission from: Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, April 28, 2003
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor