Obituaries: Robert (Rob) Kevin Morrison

  • by BAR staff
  • Wednesday July 26, 2023
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Robert (Rob) Kevin Morrison
Robert (Rob) Kevin Morrison

June 6, 2023

Robert (Rob) Kevin Morrison, 74, of Santa Rosa, California passed away peacefully from heart and lung disease on June 6, 2023, while being held by his dearest and closest friend, Connie.

Robert was born in Honolulu, Hawaii to the late Henry and Doris Morrison. He was raised primarily in the state of California. During his lifetime Robert lived in numerous cities both large and small, however, he always gravitated back to be near the city he loved, San Francisco.

Robert retired from the California Department of Social Services several decades ago. He found enjoyment in traveling and exploring new foods, his support groups, dinner with friends and supporting the LGBTQ communities. Robert was quite the movie and film enthusiast belonging to preview movie groups. Additionally, Robert was an avid antique collector, traveling around the United States searching for those elusive antique treasures. His focus was on antique glass and, during several periods of his life, he owned antique resale establishments.

Robert is preceded in death by his partner, Robert (Bob) Lemmons, and his beloved dog Bart. Along with his sister, Lynn, and several other family members, Robert is survived by an extensive network of loving and caring friends in addition to his longtime beloved friend, Connie.

Robert was strongly independent and even stubborn at times; however he had an enormously gentle spirit, kind heart and a wonderful quirky sense of humor. Robert's journey through life was filled with unique experiences, challenges, and joyous moments. Rest in peace Rob, know Bart found you immediately and has smothered you with kisses.

A celebration of Rob's life will be taking place on September 16. For information regarding the celebration of life, email [email protected]

Memorial contributions may be made to the dog rescue of your choice.

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