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“Howdy Bobwit!! Just a quickie reminder... I am missing u!!!! Your bestest internet luv pal, knit ”
1 of 18 | Posted by: Knit Witted - Friend

“Bobwit,Izz missing u. Lots of Luv,knitwitted ”
2 of 18 | Posted by: Libby . - Friend

“As I went on the internet, it came as a shock to me that my dear friend Bob passed away. I had known bob since 1956. We had classes together at...Read More »
3 of 18 | Posted by: Ed - Leominster, MA

“Dear Bob, I do miss you, and when I think of you all the letters go where they want while typing, I am sure you would have liked this little...Read More »
4 of 18 | Posted by: Anny - friend

“Bobby and I have known each other since we were in kindergarten, Miss Sherman's class approximately 1946, one of those good friends that you can...Read More »
5 of 18 | Posted by: JEFF REES - SENECA, SC

“Goodbye Bob, I know I will miss, I do already. Thank you so much for always appreciating my work and helping me to believe I must continue. You will...Read More »
6 of 18 | Posted by: Marilyn R. Rosenberg - NY

“I was a member of the writers group where Bob regaled us with his "VISUAL POETRY," a genre I was unfamiliar with. Bob reveled in "explaining" it to...Read More »
7 of 18 | Posted by: Sidney Glaser - PUNTA GORDA, FL

“Bob, you are so missed by your neighbors. I was just knocking on your door, yesterday to check on you and found out about your passing. We are all so...Read More »
8 of 18 | Posted by: Lisa Cooper - Port Charlotte, FL

“Bob was an original. Everything he did revealed great thought, wit, and compassion for others. HIs poetry is unlike any other and merits long term...Read More »
9 of 18 | Posted by: Jake Berry - Florence, AL

“Bob was a member of the Charlotte County Genealogical Society and printed our newsletter for many years on his own printer. We found that we both...Read More »
10 of 18 | Posted by: Betsey Lambert - Punta Gorda, FL

“many individuals of the alternative poetry community are in mourning at the sudden and unexpected loss of Bob Grumman, on april 2. my heart remains...Read More »
11 of 18 | Posted by: karl kempton - oceano, CA

“He was the nicest man, he was always kind and gentlemanlike. He was a creative and intellectual author and everyone who ever was in contact with him...Read More »
12 of 18 | Posted by: Melanie Sands - Newsgroup friend

“Bob was special. One of the best creatures, most innocent souls and sharpest thinkers I've ever known or known about. His unique mathemaku (a...Read More »
13 of 18 | Posted by: Marton Koppany Budapest, Hungary

“I can't put into words how much I will miss Bob, and I never met him, just conversed over the internet. Bob was an insightful commentator on matters...Read More »
14 of 18 | Posted by: Jim KQKnave - MA - Friend

“Bobwit, Will forever remember our ceekrett koadexz dat knowbodiez elzee kould udderstandy and will miss being called a "wack" by you. Your bestest...Read More »
15 of 18 | Posted by: Libby - LA - Internet friend

“April 9, 2015 Dear Bob, We began corresponding in early January 1993 and immediately we became friends. You published my first chapbook in 1993 and...Read More »
16 of 18 | Posted by: Gregory St. Thomasino - NY

“Bob, you were one of a kind, and you are already missed. Tell Will hello for us. ”
17 of 18 | Posted by: Tom Reedy - Denton, TX - Friend

“I had the blessing of Bob's sharp wit, experience with writing, and open spirit to challenge things I asserted as if I knew what I was talking about!...Read More »
18 of 18 | Posted by: Rev. Jerry Eckert - FL


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Robert J. "Bob" Grumman, 74, of Port Charlotte, Florida, passed away Thursday, April 2, 2015 in Port Charlotte.

Born February 2, 1941 in Norwalk, Connecticut to the late Frederick W. and Evelyn F. Grumman, Bob served with the U.S. Air Force as a Medic during the Vietnam War, and also as a member of the USAF Tennis Team. A graduate of California State University, Bob moved to Charlotte County in 1985. He worked for Charlotte County Public School System as substitute teacher until his retirement. Among his many achievements Bob was proud of, he wrote and published "Visual Poetry".

He is survived by his brother, F. William "Bill" Grumman, and sister, Louise G. Anderson, both of CT; many nieces, nephews and extended family members. In addition to his parents, Bob was preceded in death by a brother, Sherman Grumman.

Services celebrating Bob's life and committal will be held in his native Connecticut at a later date.

Cremation arrangements are by Roberson Funeral Homes & Crematory Port Charlotte Chapel.