Robert George Heather

November 7, 1935 - August 17, 2018

Robert Heather passed away on August 17, 2018.   Bob was born in La Grange, Missouri, to Herbert and Magdalene Maiers Heather on November 7, 1935.  

    In 1957 he left the Midwest to create his own path in California.  There he met and married Jo-Ann Knoll on July 16, 1960, an event he declared the most important of his life.  Bob expressed immense pride in his children, their families and their education.  His grandchildren brought him immeasurable joy and comfort.

   Bob's career was spent with manufacturing companies, in the procurement field.  His last position, 19 years with Aerostructures Division of Goodrich in Chula Vista, California gave him great satisfaction.

   Survived by Jo-Ann; his children Mike (Martha), Lisa (Jerome) Romero, Jim (Becky); his grandchildren David (Heather), Christina (Fernando), Abigail, Joseph, Connor, Anna, Dylan and John; and his sister, Marilyn.    

   Funeral services will be held on Saturday, August 25, 2018 at Saint Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, 1385 Spring Lane at 11:00 a.m., with a visitation from 10:00 am. Due to church renovations, services will be in Holy Family Hall, which is next to the church.  

  In lieu of flowers, please donate to the Huntsman Cancer Institute at or via USPS to Memorial and Honor Program, Huntsman Cancer Foundation, 500 Huntsman Way, Salt Lake City, UT 84108.