Obituary of Robert W. Crump
Robert Walter Crump passed away on March 4, 2019 at the age of 74 at Hazel Hawkins Hospital in Hollister, CA after a brief and unexpected illness.
Robbie was born on January 17, 1945 to Captain Homer Crump and Elizabeth Crump (Betty Sharp) at Hazel Hawkins Hospital on Monterey Street in Hollister. He is survived by his daughters Lisa Guerra of Hollister and Amy Miller of Rocklin, CA, son-in-laws Jason Guerra and Norm Miller and grandchildren Alyssa Miller, Marcus Guerra, Henry Miller, and Ava Guerra. Robbie is also survived by his sister Cathy Newkirk of Santa Cruz and her family and his former spouse Suzie Crump of Hollister.
A life long resident of Hollister, Robbie graduated from San Benito High School and received a BA in philosophy at San Jose State. After college he farmed for family and Vessey Foods and then shifted to the construction industry where he was a business owner and construction superintendent. He served on the Hollister Elementary School District Board for 12 years in the 70’s and early 80’s. After retiring he volunteered for the Food Bank and the San Benito County Library.
Robbie was always present for his daughters and their activities and more recently for his grandchildren’s sports, dance and cheer events. He enjoyed many hobbies including fly fishing, sailing, target shooting, riding his Harleys, cooking, bbqing, bread making and reading.
He is lovingly remembered by family and friends for his great sense of humor, laughter, fun and generosity.
Per his wishes, services will be private.