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2B Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014 Bulletin, Record, Progressive, Reporter VITAL STATISTICS OBITUARIES Shortly thereafter Robert was grandson Zachary. drafted to the military where In passing, Robert leaves his Robert (Bob) Pollock Dalby he honorably served his two sons, Daniel and Deron Chester resident Robert country as member of the U.S. and his wife Maureen, all of (Bob) Pollock Dalby joined his Army stationed at Fort Hood, Chester; the pride of his later wife in their eternal home Texas. Following his life his grandchildren, Caitlin, Sunday afternoon, Sept. 21, discharge, he returned to Zachary and Zoie; a brother, 2014, at Seneca Health Care Camarillo working as a Richard, of San Francisco, and District Hospital following a maintenance mechanic in the sister Cheryl Dalby, of valiant battle with leukemia, manufacturing industry. After Alturas, as well as his late Born in Los Angeles to the 25 years, he retired. He and his wife's aunt, Naomi Smith, not late George and Thelma wife and sons relocated from only a relative but a lifelong (Alexander) Dalby on May 1, Camarillo to the northeastern friend to Bob. 1938, with his family, he California lumber community He joins his wife of 51 years, traveled extensively in his of Chester in 1979. Lugene, and sister Paula in youth. Robert is a 1956 First and foremost a loving their eternal home. graduate of Alameda High husband and parent, Robert Private family services will School in Alameda. Following will be remembered for his take place at a later date. his graduation he moved to heart of gold, always there to Inurnment will take place in Southern California to work lend a hand to those in need. A the Chester District Cemetery for McDonnell Douglas caregiver to family and alongside his late wife. Aircraft Company. While neighbors on numerous An opportunity to express residing there, he was occasions, he will be missed your condolences to the family introduced to a pretty young by all. He was a self-taught along with signing the lady named Theodora auto mechanic who enjoyed memorial guest register is "Lugene" Hoefle through an antique cars as well as the available online at aunt. As their love for one thrill of NASCAR. He and his The another blossomed, the couple late wife enjoyed traveling family suggests any was married on July 10, 1960, together. Following her remembrances in Robert's in Grand Junction, Iowa. passing, Bob enjoyed memory be made to either The newlyweds returned to attending the Sunday Sierra Hospice or the Southern California, settling breakfast at the Chester Wildwood Senior Center c/o in Camarillo, and to this Community United Methodist Fehrman Mortuary and union two sons were born. Church, especially with his Crematory, P.O. Box 803, Greenville, CA 95947. Arthur Leslie Scarlett Arthur Leslie Scarlett, 86, formerly of Quincy, passed away Sept. 12, 2014, at his home in Reno, Nevada, with his family gathered round. He was born in Moncton, New Brunswick, on Jan. 22, 1928, to Samuel Blood Scarlett and Marion MacLean Scarlett. Art was raised on a farm in Newbury, Massachusetts. He received a degree from the Nova Scotia Agricultural College in 1948 and his Bachelor of Science in Agriculture from McGill Obituary Policy University in Montreal in Feather Publishing offers free Death Notices or Paid Obituaries. Paid Obituaries start at $80 and mayI 1950. include a photo for an additional $10. For more information or to arrange for these notices, contact In 1947 Art met the love of any of our offices during business hours or email typesetting@, subject obit. " his life, Eileen McKinley, while traveling by train in eastern Canada. They were Monuments Benches married in 1948. They moved lrlMleql~l~ll~ to California in 1952. In 1955, Signs Borders Art started his career with the Address Stones University of California, Cooperative Extension in Contra Costa County but soon transferred to Quincy. Art was the Farm Advisor and later took on the duties of the County Director for Plumas and Sierra counties for 35 years. 4-H and forestry were two of his work passions. Early in his career he took on the task of developing the area's 4-H program, doubling its membership and introducing innovative programs such as "shared leadership," later implemented throughout the state. He loved working with the kids in 4-H and was very influential in the lives of many of them. He was the founding director of Forest Landowners of California, revolutionized natural stand management of Christmas trees and developed recommendations on tree harvesting to maintain freshness for wholesale Christmas trees. He helped found and develop Cooperative Extension's Assembly Council and served as president. He was always doing research and teaching and was involved in other statewide issues and committees too numerous to mention. Upon his retirement the title of Cooperative Extension Advisor, Emeritus was conferred upon him for his valuable contribution to agriculture and to the educational mission of the University of California. He enjoyed being a member of Rotary and was a past presfdent. He took flying lessons locally and became a pilot in 1978, an achievement of which he was immensely proud. He owned and flew his own plane for many years. Art is survived by his wife of 66 years, Eileen; daughters Cheryl Scarlett (husband Jim Finn), of Orangevale and Susan Scarlett (husband Dave Truax), of Quincy. Art is survived by one of the true joys of his life, his grandsons Whitney Stine (wife Layne) and Taylor Stine of Crestview, Florida, and great-grandchildren Kaine and Alicia, also of Crestview. Bomps, as he was named by his grandsons and which later became the name he was best known by, was one of the kindest, encouraging and supportive people you would ever know and if you knew him you were better for it. A remembrance/ celebration will be held on Sunday, Oct. 12, at 2 p.m. in the Tulsa Scott Building at the Plumas County Fairgrounds. Please bring a story to share. In lieu of fowers the family requests donations be made to the Plumas/Sierra Bi-County 4-H Council or the Plumas County Museum. GRANrrE * MARBLE - NATURAL STONE CARD 110 PACIFIC STREETop.o. BOX 1766 PORTOLA CA 96122 of THANKS (530) 832-1 908 Thelmrie family, Reg ]for Jenera/ion, FAX (530)832-6828 Goertzen and I would like to e s t a b l i s h e d 1 9 2 9 WWW.CHILCOOTMONUMENT.NET thank and commend the o. Quincy citizens in a time of need. Thank you so much to all .~ the agencies, police, ;/ ~ ambulance, emergency ~- j .... personnel, forestry and the ..,~- . -, ~ " -.- ~."-~-.~ ~!~ t ~ ~