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In Memory of

Robert Orvalle Bittle

February 19, 1940 - November 16, 2016

Obituary


1940 - 2016 Robert Bittle of Bakersfield passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, November 16, 2016. Robert was born on January 19, 1940, in Danville, Arkansas to Burgie and Edith Bittle. The family moved from Arkansas to Leadville, Colorado, and then into the Bakersfield area where they remained for the rest of Robert's life. He attended elementary through high school in Bakersfield, graduating from Bakersfield High in1958. He enlisted in the Navy following graduation for a 4-year tour. He was stationed in El Centro, California where he met his future wife, Patricia Shields, and they married...

1940 - 2016 Robert Bittle of Bakersfield passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, November 16, 2016. Robert was born on January 19, 1940, in Danville, Arkansas to Burgie and Edith Bittle. The family moved from Arkansas to Leadville, Colorado, and then into the Bakersfield area where they remained for the rest of Robert's life. He attended elementary through high school in Bakersfield, graduating from Bakersfield High in1958. He enlisted in the Navy following graduation for a 4-year tour. He was stationed in El Centro, California where he met his future wife, Patricia Shields, and they married in 1962 and were blessed with two sons. Robert worked his entire adult life in the oil drilling industry, retiring in 1991. He loved to travel, camp, fish, was an avid golfer and bowler and loved to play Keno. Robert was preceded in death by his wife, Patricia, his parents, his brothers, Basil, Charles, and James, and sister, Christine Jones. He is survived by his sons, Robert and Randall Bittle of Bakersfield, granddaughter, Cassie Bittle of Bakersfield, and numerous nieces and nephews. Robert was loved and will be missed by his family and friends. Graveside services will be held Wednesday, November 30, 2016, at 11:00AM at the Hillcrest Memorial Park in Bakersfield.

Arrangements under the direction of Hillcrest Memorial Park and Mortuary, Bakersfield, CA.