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Robert James 'Bob' Driver

April 19, 1949 — May 20, 2022

Robert James Driver
Born in Durango, CO April 19, 1949; Departed on May 20, 2022; and resided in Dove Creek and Cahone, CO.

Robert (Bob) Driver died Friday, May 20, 2022, in Durango, CO. He was 73 years old. A Celebration of Life will be held for all Friends and Family June 25, 2022 at the Dove Creek Community Center 6 - 8 p.m. with dinner provided. Please join the family and share fond memories of Bob.

Bob was born April 19, 1949 in Durango, CO, the son of Titus James Furr, and Eileen Joyce Furr. Bob grew up in various cities as a child, eventually settling in Del Norte, CO where he attended and graduated high school. He was an outstanding athlete, excelling in basketball and football.

Bob married Gloria Sue Petit on April 24, 1968. He worked for LaPlata Motors in Durango, CO, Dove Creek Implement in Dove Creek, CO, Dolores County Road & Bridge in Dove Creek, CO, and finishing his career at Town of Dove Creek in Dove Creek, CO. Bob served on the Dove Creek Voluntary Ambulance Board driving the ambulance for many years. Bob was very gifted mechanically and was able to work on and fix anything. He enjoyed camping, hunting, fishing, hiking, rock hunting, pinon nut hunting, gardening, family cookouts, and back country four wheeling in his Bronco with Sue.

He is survived by his wife, Sue Driver of Cahone CO; his brother, Danny Driver of Durango CO; his sister, Cindy Rees of Tucson, AZ; his half-sisters, Vickie (Jim) Ezzell of Bayfield, CO, and Tracey (Paul) Palmer of Durango, CO; his sons, Matthew Driver (Barbara) of Grand Junction, CO, and Michael Driver (April) of Rigby, ID; his daughters, Shannon Garlinghouse of Cahone, CO, and Patricia Johnson (Kirby) of Cortez, CO; ten grandchildren, Tonia Rose, Thomas Driver, James Garlinghouse, Bobbie Sue Holmes, Aiden Cornish, Kevin Reed, Michael Johnson, Tripp Todd, Titus Driver, and Jorja Driver; five great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; his sister, Nancy Driver; his half-sister, Karin Furr; and his granddaughter, Gracen Driver.

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Service Schedule

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Celebration of Life

Saturday, June 25, 2022

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Mountain time)

Dove Creek Community Center

Dove Creek, CO 81324

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