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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, 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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Ruthann Grace
Gustavo Rivera "Gus" Varela
Thank you Bob for making the second trip to Holy Hope so promptly. Because of the unfortunate fact that there is no marker on his grave, we are very grateful for your skill in locating the grave and for the GPS coordinates. We appreciate all you do for others and wish you the best! Ruthann and Phil Grace
Added by Ruthann Grace on Feb 21, 2015 6:22 PM
Claudia Rieger
Adaline McEuen
Thanks Bob for giving it the college try in locating Adaline McEuen's grave in Evergreen Cemetery in Tucson.Sometimes the money was not available for the headstone. Also a big Thanks for the location coordinates. Keep up the good work and Bless you! Claudia
Added by Claudia Rieger on Feb 20, 2015 6:29 PM
Althea Agboola
RE: Harris family
Thank you for the information on my uncle "Willie Gene", just goes to show if I don't get this in now I will make more mistakes!!! I have such a huge family. It seems as though in those days the names were more the same than they were different! I apologize for the inconvenience and so appreciate your time and efforts. God Bless you, and Thanks for showing me the "ropes". You are truly special...
Added by Althea Agboola on Feb 18, 2015 5:48 PM
Thank you very much...
for taking and posting Jesús' gravesite photo...Best Wishes!
Added by ChaseCreekKid on Feb 17, 2015 9:52 AM
Althea Agboola
RE: Harris family
Good Morning Bob, Yes! I would be interested in getting that article. Thank you so much for your kindness and most of all your time. God Bless you. The email is Thank you again!!!
Added by Althea Agboola on Feb 17, 2015 6:52 AM
Mary Jane Presley (Leese)
Added by Mary Jane Presley (Leese) on Feb 15, 2015 3:28 PM
Ester and Tom Tolley photo request

Thank you so much for taking photos of Ester and Tom Tolley's grave markers. You did such a beautiful job. I appreciate you taking the time out of your busy day to do that. Thank you for all you do for Find A Grave.

Have a great weekend!
Added by Becky on Feb 14, 2015 10:40 PM
K Stout
William Mohr
Thank you most kindly for taking his headstone picture.
Added by K Stout on Feb 14, 2015 8:29 PM
Mary Jane Presley (Leese)
as always, thanks!
Added by Mary Jane Presley (Leese) on Feb 14, 2015 7:54 PM
Valley Memorial Park Cemetery
Thank you for finding the burial location for Ronald Prock. I appreciate your effort in doing this and showing the location even though there was no headstone. Thank you.
Added by vdenpro on Feb 14, 2015 1:24 AM
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