He died of cardiac failure, his son Bradley said.
"He built it from scratch," his wife, Leta, said. "He loved his job. I don't think he pressured them into buying insurance. He just talked to them. He was very good at that."
He sold motor vehicle and home insurance, but "the big thing he liked was being able to sell life insurance, to make sure people had security with their families," his son said. "He was very popular. People liked to talk to him, the typical salesman. You have to have a knack for that."
"Bob was well respected,"
He was born
Back home, he was a milk truck driver. He made deliveries to stores, but also to homes in the
"If you can't trust your milkman, who are you going to trust? And back in those days, people trusted the milkman," his son said.
In the 1960s and into the early 1970s,
He and his wife, Leta, were more recent residents of
"It was fun. We made a lot of friends," his wife said.
He was a member of
He and his first wife, the former
Surviving are his wife, the former
Visitation will be from
The family suggests tributes to the church.
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