Robert Franklin Liddington

By From page A2 | November 04, 2013

Liddington, Robert Franklin
Bob was born on January 25, 1944 in Northumberland, PA to the late William and Catharine (Lenker) Liddington. He died on October 29, 2013 in a tragic tractor accident at his home. He is preceded in death by his parents, brothers William Jr. and Ronald, sisters Barbara, Deanne and Judith, and a son, Timothy. He survived by his wife, Katherine, of 38 years; sister, Phyllis (Fred) Smith of Colorado Springs, CO; sons, Robert W. Liddington of Fairplay, CA, and Mark (Alberta) Liddington of Knightsen, CA; and daughters Cindy (Dave) Liddington of Somerset, CA, Galiena (Jayson) Hasbrouck of Antioch, CA, Deborah (Randal) VanderGaast of Tipton, IA, and Liane (Nannette) Stressenger of Manchester, NH.; Seventeen grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, and his beloved Doxies, Brandy and Lucy. He married Judy Vanderhoof in 1963, and they had three children together. In 1976 he married Katherine Stressenger and adopted her two children. They also had 18 foster children. He was a devoted father and husband who taught his children the value of hard work. Bob was an Airman 2nd Class radar operator in the Air Force in Okinawa, Japan in the 1960s. He had an MBA from the University of Phoenix. He was a supervisor in power control at PG&E for 27 years. He was a supervisor for Water Resources for the State of California for 10 years. In retirement he enjoyed traveling with his wife and pups. He was a member of the El Dorado RV Club. A celebration of Life will be held at Bob’s home at 7551 Van Pooka Court, Somerset, CA on Tuesday, November 5th at 11:00 am. Interment will be at Union Cemetery in Brentwood, CA at a later date. In lieu of flowers, please donate in Robert’s memory to the American Diabetes Association at

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