Bray, Thomas William, 92, of Huntington Beach, died March 20, 2017
Derigo, Robert K.. 86, of Anaheim Bob was born in Huntington Beach on March 4, 1931, passed away March 7, 2017 at Keck USC Hospital of LA with his family holding his hands. Bob is survived by his loving family - his wife of 64 years, Phyllis; his son, Geno; daughter, Dianne Derigo Salo; his grandchildren, Shane, Jayde, and Jordyn Salo, Sheldon White, Brad Derigo; and five great grandchildren. Also, his brother and wife, Lewie and June Derigo; brother-in-law, Jerry Amo and wife Anna; and many nieces and nephews survive him. Bob was predeceased by his son, Ron in 2013; his parents, three sisters and two brothers. Bob attended Huntington Beach Elementary and Huntington Beach High School where he played football and basketball. He then went to OCC before joining the Navy in 1951; served two tours in Korea and went around the world twice on destroyers. Bob and Phyllis met in high school and were married in 1953. Bob retired from AT&T and Cox Interprises. Bob loved playing golf (2 times a week) and camping in the RV. We will love and miss you, Bob, the rest of our lives. Rest in peace my love
Slates, Roger Duane, 87, May 21, 1929 - February 13, 2017 Roger D. Slates passed away peacefully after a year of declining health. He will be remembered by his relatives and friends as a Father and Grandfather. Roger was born in Manning, Iowa to Harold and Gladys Slates. He attended San Francisco State University before joining the Army, and spent time in Korea during the Korean War. After his discharge, he and Marlette were married and made their home in Long Beach before moving to Huntington Beach, CA where he opened his Real Estate office. He became active in civic affairs and served as President of the Board of Realtors and the Chamber of Commerce and was elected "Man of the Year" for each organization. He served on the Huntington Beach Planning Commission, Orange County Airport Commission, Orange County Planning Commission, Vice President California Realtors Association, California Coastal Commission, and was a founding Director of Huntington National Bank. He is preceded in death by his parents and one son Roger II. He survived by his wife of 58 years, one brother, and two grandchildren, Wesley and Stephanie. Memorial services will be held April 17, 2017 from 2-4 PM at Seacliff Country Club. Reservations appreciated
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