Robert “Bob” Dike, 88, of Longmont, formerly of Estes Park passed away on November 12, 2014. Bob was born on April 9, 1926 in McCook, NE to Frances and Anna Dike. He joined the US Navy and served during World II. Bob married Ilabell “Billie” Berry on June 22, 1947. They lived in Nebraska until 1953 before moving to Colorado.
Bob retired as Superintendent from the Estes Park Power Plant. He served on the Estes Park Volunteer Fire Department from 1968 to 1986. Bob was a Deacon and ordained ruling elder of the Community Church of the Rockies in Estes Park. Bob was a lifetime member and past commander of the American Legion. He liked to work in his electric shop and working with wood and toy making.
Bob is survived by his son, Tom (Coralee) Dike of Appleton, WI; daughters Kathy (Dennis) Ramsey of Longmont, CO and Debbie (Keith) Taylor of Westminster, CO; sister Jenny Morrow of Corpus Christi, TX; grandchildren Kelly Dike, Jim (Heidi) Dike, Shelly Dike, Sara (Michael) Dufour, Tim (Sarah) Taylor and Jennifer Taylor; great-grandchildren Levi, Madison, Hailey and Beau. He is preceded in death by his parents; wife Billie; 4 brothers; twin sister Roberta Dike and great-grandchild Ashley.
A viewing will be held from 9:00am to 10:00am Thursday, November 20, 2014 followed by the Funeral Service at 10:00am at Allnutt Funeral Service in Loveland. Interment at Foothills Garden of Memory in Longmont. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Legion in Estes Park or the Volunteer Fire Dept. of Estes Park. Please view the online obituary, send condolences and sign the family guest book at www.allnutt.com.