Robert E. Silva

Born : May 13, 1933

Entered into Rest: August 4, 2012

Born May 13, 1933, in Oroville & passed away peacefully, August 4, 2012.  He was preceded in death by parents Frank & Elsie Silva, brother, Cameron, sister, Rosemarie & stepmother Carrie. He is survived by his wife, Linda of Lincoln, son, Bradley, daughter, Kelly, five grandchildren, two great grandchildren, & many nieces & nephews.

Bob was raised in the Marysville/Yuba City area and was a member of the U.S. Navy from 1951 – 1953.  Bob had a successful career with over 30 years at the State of California and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Sacramento office, as the Chief Real Estate Appraiser.  Bob was passionate about auto racing for 65 years.  He dedicated his time as a car owner, sponsor and often behind the wheel as a driver.  Bob was very active that last 14 years of his life in the West Capital Raceway Alumni Association. 

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Placer SPCA.  Friends are invited to attend a graveside service at 1:00 pm on Friday August 31, 2012   at Sacramento Valley National Cemetery, 5810 Midway Road, Dixon, California.


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