Robert E. Webster
September 19, 2020
Obituary & Life History
Everett “Bob” Webster, 75, a former longtime resident of the
Forest Grove community, late of Beaverton, died Saturday
afternoon at the Providence St. Vincent Medical Center in
Private Cremation Rites were held at the Hoyt
Crematory in Forest Grove. Private Interment will follow at the
Forest View Cemetery, 1611 West Pacific Avenue in Forest Grove.
ROBERT EVERETT WEBSTER was born September 2, 1945 in
Vancouver, Washington, the son of the late Everett Samuel
Webster and Mabel Janet (Brown) Webster. He was raised in Forest
Grove. Bob spent one year at Tucker Maxon Oral School in
Portland and then went to the Oregon State School for the Deaf
in Salem until his graduation from high school. He then attended
Gallaudet University in Washington D.C. where he received a
bachelor of library science degree. He then worked as a
librarian for Gallaudet for many years before returning to
Oregon to become a librarian at Oregon Health Sciences
University in Portland, where he worked for twenty-three years,
until he retired at the age of sixty-two. Among his special
interests, Bob enjoyed reading, photography and had a special
love for his many cats.
Bob was preceded in death by his
parents, Everett and Mabel Webster.
Survivors include his
sister Nancy Webster of Aloha, Oregon and his cat Katie. Bob had
many friends including Darr Tindall, Georgeta Ivers, of
Beaverton, Oregon and Meg Bishop, a fellow graduate of Gallaudet
The family suggests that remembrances may be
made in contributions to The United Church Of Christ in Forest
Grove or to Alley Cat Allies at this website,
firstname.lastname@example.org in Bob’s memory.
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