Robert ‘‘Bob’’ William King

Robert ”Bob” William King, 80, was born on April 13, 1934 in Buffalo, N.Y., and died at home on May 15, 2014, with family.

Bob was the son of William Lorne King (deceased) and Evelyn Jewell (Knapp) King (deceased).

Beloved husband of wife, Linda Bandel King for 41 years. Loving father of Wesley Joseph, Paul William, Nathaniel Robert and Jacob Richard; brother of Linda Evelyn of Lyndhurst, Ohio, Sally Louise (King) Castle of Springboro, Ohio, Richard Lorne (deceased) of Charleston, S.C., and Wesley Dickson (deceased) of Buffalo, N.Y. He was proud grandfather of Kipp and Elliott; and many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.

Robert was president of his senior class which graduated from Jamestown High School in 1952. He played on the high school football team.

Bob graduated from Lehigh University with an electrical engineering degree in 1956 and an electrical physics engineering degree in 1957. He was on the wrestling team in college. Bob was employed by IBM in Endicott, N.Y., Stuttgart, Germany and Rochester, Minn., for 36 years.

A celebration of the life of Robert William King will be held on Wednesday, May 21, 2014, at 10 a.m. in Rochester, Minn.