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Bob (#47940343)
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Bio Photo I'm a retired Radiological Engineer and a Electronics Technician Chief-ETC(SW)USN-RET. Past and present hobbies are Skydiving, Motorcycle riding - Veterans, Masonic and American Legion riders, Pistol-Rifle-Bow hunting, Genealogy, Photography and racing R/C model cars with my granddaughter.

Folks my photos are for anyone to use as long as it's not for profit. These are your family and friends. I'm just thankful that I can help but a credit would be nice. If you need the original image just contact me.

Speaking of photos I've seen some really poor ones. I don't follow their idea for a photo size as it's to small to look at, if you want to blow it up to see something. I use a Panasonic Lumix pocket "CAMERA". I crop and adjust them for brightness and contrast using Elements and my final size is approx. 1761x1000 at about 350kb file size. I carry a small brush and shovel an remove anything growing near it. If in doubt I go with an without flash an pick the best to start with. It's a one shot deal folks give them the best you can an be proud of it. Check out, Granny, #97607760.

Another thing I do at the grave site is record the GPS coordinates. I use a Garmin etrex 10. I use, boulter.com/gps/ to convert the numbers for F-A-G format. I put the Plot information and coordinates in the notes. Then the grave can be viewed from the satellites.

I also don't have a lot of memorials an that's because I'll give them away as fast as I can. I DO NOT believe in their relationship recommendation. If their your family, friends, neighbors or shipmates it's yours as long as you treat them respectfully and it's not my family. I'm surprised that there not handing out bronze, silver and gold headstones annually for the biggest (head)stone hunters.

Live long and prosper.

Talk at me later,
Bob C.
Tucson, AZ.

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cstreip
Holy Hope
Thank you adding the fine photos and location information for Bishops Granjon and Green at Holy Hope. I appreciate seeing their grave markers. I am happy to see you have also claimed Msgr. Gerard, and hopefully his gravesite can be found as well. Thanks again, Chris.
Added by cstreip on Dec 02, 2016 5:42 AM
Jeannie Scarber
RE: Missing headstones
Thanks Bob, I knew they were working on this! I am so happy! I will bring them what I have on the veterans with missing headstones, and get the other necessary paperwork so we can get them marked.
Added by Jeannie Scarber on Nov 27, 2016 8:33 PM
Denise Carter Lawson
Higginbotham
Thank you so much for your efforts. I sincerely appreciate your help.
Added by Denise Carter Lawson on Nov 23, 2016 8:26 PM
DP Graves
Headstone photos
Thank you so much for the headstone photos of Joseph and Naomi Meyer (Holy Hope Cemetery in Tucson). And thanks for all you do for Find-A-Grave.
Added by DP Graves on Oct 22, 2016 1:50 PM
Connie
RE: Jack Perkins
Thank you. I should have got with you sooner. Just kept forgetting to! Thanks again for your help in finding his grave. I just wish my mom had lived long enough to see his headstone. She did not like that he didn't have one.
Connie
Added by Connie on Oct 22, 2016 9:53 AM
Connie
Jack Thelston Perkins
Hi Bob,

I had a headstone set for my grandfather over a year ago. Would you remove your information on his grave location and no headstone please. Thank you for doing all of that. It was a help in getting the stone set.

Connie Barden
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Added by Connie on Oct 19, 2016 10:05 AM
medlibrarian
Bessie Hale
Thank you for trying to locate the grave!
Added by medlibrarian on Oct 07, 2016 8:17 AM
Ruthann Grace
Gus Varela
Thank you so much Bob for your prompt and professional attention to this matter. The GPS coordinates and the location are tremendously helpful in view of the fact that there is no headstone. I find that sad when he served our country so well. Wishing you the very best!
Ruthann Grace
Added by Ruthann Grace on Oct 06, 2016 10:03 PM
CJ Jackson
Mary Doyle
Bob...My Family so appreciates the photos you got for us. We are trying to get lots of the Doyle Family on findagrave before we pass!
I work at 16 Cemeteries in San Diego, CA The grass is so green there and nice looking. I'm going to tell my Family what you did for us! THANKS...C.J.
Added by CJ Jackson on Oct 06, 2016 6:04 PM
Mary Jane Presley (Leese)
Hupp, Larribas, & Quammen Photos
Bob,
Thanks for the photos & research!
MJ
Added by Mary Jane Presley (Leese) on Sep 23, 2016 7:25 AM
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