Robert Lee (Bob)Neira
Feb. 27, 1941 – Apr. 24, 2020
Modesto Museum Board member Robert L. Neira (Bob) passed away peacefully of natural causes April 24, 2020 at his Modesto, CA home. He was 79.
Bob was born in Trinidad, Colorado to Anna and Louis Neira. He attended Trinidad High School, William B. Ogden Radio Operational School in Southern Calif., Modesto Junior College, California State University – Stanislaus and the University of the Pacific where he obtained his Master of Arts Degree in Speech-Language Pathology.
Before his career in speech therapy specializing in the adult population he had a long career in radio broadcasting working at radio stations in Colorado, Yuba City, CA. and Modesto station KBEE-AM/FM. He was a Board member of the Modesto Radio Museum and was an avid reader and fisherman.
He is predeceased by his mother and father, brother, William Neira, sister and brother-in-law, Mary Louise and Stan Petrick.
He is survived by his wife of 47 years Rebecca Neira, daughter Janet Neira (Karen Weeks) and grandchildren, Sarah Allen and Katie Allen. Bob rests at Lakewood Memorial Park in Hughson, CA.