Robert James Benedict (Bob), 86, of Phoenix, Arizona, passed away on September 10, 2020. He is preceded in death by his brothers, Thomas and Douglas.
Bob was born in Syracuse, New York to Royal and Daisy Benedict on July 17, 1934. He grew up on their family dairy farm, and loved the outdoors, hunting and fishing with his brothers. He enjoyed tinkering with things, making anything he could out of wood and was an avid bowler. Bob served in the U.S. Navy as a Radio Operator.
Bob married Doreen Mary Barling on November 17, 1956 in Syracuse, New York. They had three children. Bob and his family moved to Phoenix, Arizona in 1966, where he resided the remainder of his life. He retired from General Electric/Honeywell where he worked as an Electrician.
Bob is survived by, Doreen Marie Michael (Robert E. Michael), Robert John Benedict, Brian James Benedict (Dawn Benedict); eight grandchildren; and five great grandchildren. He was loved by all.
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