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Robert Wayne Burd

January 10, 1930 ~ November 14, 2023 (age 93) 93 Years Old
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Robert Wayne Burd

January 10, 1930 – November 14, 2023

Bob Burd passed away peacefully and pain free on November 14, 2023 in Gig Harbor, WA.

He was born in Herington, Kansas to Earl and Pauline Burd and moved to Ephrata WA in 1937 where he met his wife Dona (Loree) Burd of 64 years.

Bob built his career in the Land Title Insurance Business from the age of 18 to retirement.

He retired as a Captain from the Army National Guard after 20 years of service.

Moved to Longview WA in 1969, Vancouver WA 1970, Spokane WA 1972, back to Vancouver WA in 1983 and moving to Gig Harbor WA in 2004 to be closer to his daughters.

Bob had a passion for golf and loved living in a golf community in Vancouver WA where he made many lifetime friends. He enjoyed woodworking, building decks and sheds, and the game of cribbage.

He loved sports, playing all sports in High School, coaching women’s softball, and watching basketball, baseball and football on TV.

Bob and his wife Dona enjoyed Horse Racing and invested in a Quarter Horse named Go For Annie. They loved being a part of her life and the thrills she gave them racing in local racing events.

Bob and Dona also loved their cruising trips, trips to Hawaii and traveling with friends and family.

Bob is survived by his daughters, Rodona (Rodie) Burd and Deloree Burd.

He was preceded in death by his Wife Dona, Brother Adrian Burd, Sisters Earlene Harvill, Joan Archer and Norma Lee Scheib

A placement of his ashes next to his loving wife, will be June 15, 2024 at the Valley View Memorial Park in Soap Lake, WA.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Diabetes Association

Arrangements entrusted to Haven of Rest, Inc. in Gig Harbor WA

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