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All of Skagit County Since 1935
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Sedro-Woolley, WA
Robert  Bushaw Memorial
Robert  Bushaw Memorial

Robert Bushaw

Robert Bushaw

Monday, August 17th, 2020

Robert Lee Bushaw (Bobby or Bob), age 85, peacefully passed away August 12, 2020 at his home in Sedro-Woolley.  Bob was born June 9, 1935 in Anacortes, Washington to Joe and Marie Bushaw.

In the late 1950’s, Bob served in the Army Reserves.  Bob liked to restore old classic cars, Fords were his favorite.  He was a car salesman for many years and he was good at it.  Bob was also a collector of western guns and enjoyed working in his shop and just tinkering around.  He really loved his country music and would play his guitar.  Just until recently, you could find him in his shop in his Carhart shirt and bib overalls.  He married Sandra Beliel on July 14, 1994.

Bob is survived by his loving wife, Sandra Beliel Bushaw; children, Dianna (Scott) Stilts, Michelle (Tim) Frank, Tammy (Mick) Buchanan, Jake Torset (Nelia Viloria); grandchildren, Michael (Carol) Bushaw, Daniel (Sarah) Bushaw, Josh (Annie) Stilts, Zack Stilts, Jeffrey (Kattie) Dandliker, Alex Dandliker, Jonas and Reagan Torset; numerous great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by grandparents, John and Barbara Bushaw; parents, Joseph and Marie Bushaw; son, Mark Bushaw; his favorite fur babies Muffin, DD and Trixie.

A Graveside Service will be held at 1:00, Friday, August 21, 2020 at Fernhill Cemetery, 7407 D Ave., Anacortes, WA  98221.  The family would like to thank Hospice of the Northwest for all their wonderful care of Dad.  Under conditions beyond our control, masks will be required and social distancing should be used.  Share your memories of Bob and sign the online guest register.


  • LaJune Bromels

    Sandy, my sincere condolences, wished I could have had a visit with you and Bob, before his passing. He was a wonderful friend to Dave, I will always remember his kindness to me.

  • Dennis Blake Thompson

    Really hard for me to accept that Bob is gone. Apparently that is why it’s taken me so long to write anything. My sincere condolences to Sandy and the Family. Bob and I go back to the early 1960’s. He, Bob Larsen and my father, Blake, ran a dirt track car at Skagit. Car 707, later renumbered 17. Bob was a salesman for Carlson Pontiac. Later Bob worked for Gearhart Ford with my father. Through all these years there was never a time I didn’t like Bob. He always seemed to have a buoyant and optimistic attitude. Even these past few years when I did not live close enough to visit much, we had regular, spirited and long telephone conversations. And our last, long talk just a few weeks ago, he was still the same Bob. I’m grateful for so many years of friendship. It was a good race. DBT; Odessa/Ritzville, WA

  • Debbie Rodriguez Garcia is

    Our deepest condolences! RIP Bob..
    Benny and Joy Rodriguez.+Family

  • Mel & Pattie Pleas

    Dear Sandy and family,
    We are so sad to hear of Bob’s passing. Our sincerest sympathy we send to you all. May Bob rest in peace knowing he has so many people with him in their thoughts and prayers. We are so blessed to know him. We send our love Sandy.

  • Cheryle Lanthier

    Aunt Sandra, My heartfelt condolences. …
    You have my sincere condolences, and I will keep you close in my thoughts and prayers in the coming weeks. …

    Love Cheryle