Bob N. Prince, of Scottsdale, Arizona, passed away November 25, 2019. Bob was born October 21, 1937, in Clovis, New Mexico, to William and Minnie Prince (nee Ayers). Bob grew up in Clovis, graduating from Clovis High School in 1955. Bob attended college briefly before going to work for the Southern Pacific Railroad, from where he retired after 41 years, in 2001. He was involved with surveying the Four Corners in the 1960’s. Bob enjoyed golfing, crossword puzzles, reading mysteries, watching sports, and spending time with family and friends. He is preceded in death by, his first wife, Geraldine Prince (nee Hanson), his father and mother, his sister Jean Hardin, bother-in-last Ted Hardin, and 2 nephews. He is survived by, his second wife, Sheryl Prince, brother, Buddy (Jeri) Prince, and sisters, Frances Simon and Helen (Ron) Caudle. Daughters and son-in-laws, Tricia (Richard) Calta, Sharon (Tracy) DeLaughter, Mary (Ted) Volkmer, Denise (Gary) Lemon, and Janalee Jones. Grandchildren, Joe and Rachel Calta, Jon (Gabrielle), Sam (Bethany Kraft), Norma, and Stephen (Meg) Volkmer, Kindra Voparil, Kaybri Lemon, Austin Childs, and Teryn Jones. Great-grandchildren, Frank Manna, Scarlet Calta, Jason Calta, Dylan Cisco, Celeste Volkmer, Sterling Volkmer, Adalyn and Kol Childs, and Logan Voparil. As well as numerous nieces and nephews.
Memorial service to be held, Saturday November 30, 2019, at 10:00 am, at Messinger Indian School Mortuary. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made in honor of Bob, to American Cancer Society or Parkinson’s Foundation..
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