Robert “Bobby” Simonis, 60, of Baker City, died Friday, May 15, 2020 at Ashley Manor in Hermiston, Oregon. Per his request there will be no funeral service.
Bobby was born June 27, 1960 in La Grande, OR to parents Keith and Valeria Simonis. He was raised and educated in North Powder. After graduation he joined a band and toured back East for several years.
Bobby’s passion and talent was in music, especially when it came to both country and rock. He was an entertainer and played both the guitar and keyboard. Bobby was also a social butterfly with amazing gift of gab. He loved watching football and had a knack for photography and growing all types of flowers. Bobby took pride in the simple things. He was always positive, had a good attitude, and loved life.
Bobby was preceded in death by both parents and a brother Randy Simonis.
He is survived by his children Shannon, Bobby Jr., and Sara; sisters Linda (Wayne) Burnside, Suzi (Ted) Travis, Jeanna Valencia, Kim (Don) Adcock; brother Dustin (Nancy) Simonis.
For those who would like to make a donation in memory of Bobby the family suggests Best Friends through Tami’s Pine Valley Funeral Home and Cremation Services, PO Box 543 Halfway, Oregon 97834. Online condolences can be shared at www.tamispinevalleyfuneralhome.com