Robert J. Mendez
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Robert J. Mendez
  • July 28, 1935 - January 8, 2018
  • Phoenix, Arizona

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Robert J. Mendez, 82, went peacefully at 9am Monday, Jan 8, 2018 in Phoenix, Arizona at Pacifica Senior Living.

Born July 28, 1935, in Galesburg, Illinois, married to Pansy Mendez for 57 years, worked at Maytag until he retired in 1983. Also, Bob owned his own body shop in Galesburg called Bob's Auto Body. They moved to Phoenix, Arizona in 1984 and Bob worked for the Washington School District and Farmers Insurance until 1995.
He is survived by daughter Joy Mendez of Fort Worth, Texas; son Jeffrey (Audrey) Mendez of Phoenix, Arizona; and brother Gene (Becky) Mendez of Galesburg, Illinois. He was preceded in death by his wife Pansy Mendez.

He will always be remembered for his sense of humor, great work ethics and love for his family and friends. He will be missed.

In lieu of flowers, a fund is set up in memory of Bob with the Alzheimer's Association. Please call 602-528-0545 or send check to Alzheimer's Association, 1028 E. McDowell Road, Phoenix, AZ 85006.