Bob Neira, 79 – Museum Board Member

Robert Lee (Bob)Neira
Feb. 27, 1941 – Apr. 24, 2020
Modesto Radio 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 Bob had a long career in radio broadcasting working at radio stations in Colorado, Yuba City, CA. and Modesto station KBEE-AM/FM.  Bob was an avid reader and fisherman.
Bob Neira posing for the KBEE 25th Anniversary photo.
Bob 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.