Farming Rural 07

Robert Lee Blythe Jr.

August 12, 1953 ~ July 29, 2022 (age 68)


Robert Lee Blythe Jr. - 

Bob was born in Kentucky August 12, 1953. He graduated from high school in Santa Barbara County, CA. Growing up in Santa Maria, CA. he enjoyed a coastal life of surfing and ocean fishing. In 1971, Bob worked in the Lumber Industry: Ukiah, Mendocino and Redding, Ca. a profession he excelled at for seven years. Bob began a career in citrus with Wileman Brothers & Elliot, Cutler, CA. in 1978. For many years, he worked at Klink Citrus in Ivanhoe, CA. in the packing house and field department. He retired in 2010 as acting manager of San Antonio Orchards, Porterville, CA.

     Surviving family members include brother: Richard Blythe, CA. and Rocky Blythe, NV. Sisters: Monte Blythe, IL. and Wanda Mills, AR. Daughter Katherine Hylton (son-in-law Gary Hylton), Lindsay, CA and son Matthew Blythe, Exeter, CA. Granddaughters Jordyn Hylton, Exeter, CA and Skyeler Hylton, Lindsay, CA. Great-Granddaughter Madilyn Hylton, Exeter, CA.

     Bob loved his family and many friends. He enjoyed the High Sierra Mountains and pack trips with father-in-law David Wilson of Three Rivers, CA. Your family loves and misses you very much.

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