Robert (known as Bob or Bobby) H. Holden was born on September 16, 1946, in Long Beach, CA. Bob graduated from Naples Elementary, Roger Jr. High, Woodrow Wilson High and Long Beach Community College.
From 1984 to 1991 Bob served on the Long Beach Community Hospital Foundation Board of Directors and from 1982 to 1983 Bob was Exalted Ruler servicing the Long Beach 888 Elks Lodge, where he was honored with a lifetime membership.
Bob worked in the tile and stone business for over 55 years and was President and owner of American International Stone and Tile.
Bob loved all sports and music. He was one of the nicest, warmest, kindest and gentle people and he always brought laughter and fun to our family and friends gatherings.
Bob passed away on November 23, 2021, at Kaiser Harbor Regional Hospital following 6 months of illness.
He is survived by his wife Freda Holden of Redondo Beach, sister Patti Holden Conard, brother-in-law Larry Conard of Rossmoor, along with niece Shelli, nephew Mark and 2 great-nephews Ben and Alex and great-niece Samantha.
Visitation will be held on Tuesday, December 14 at McKenzie Mortuary Services, 3843 E Anaheim Street, Long Beach, CA 90803 from 4pm to 8pm.
Published by Gazette Newspapers from Dec. 10 to Dec. 17, 2021.