Robert “Bob” Rueb

July 31, 2021

Robert “Bob” Rueb passed away July 23, 2021, in Pensacola, FL.  He was born January 6, 1933, in New York, and spent his childhood in Orange, New Jersey.  He joined the Air Force at the age of 17 and spent most of his Air Force career as a member of The Air Force Band of the West, playing the saxophone for 21 years.  He had the distinction of playing for President Kennedy. Bob had a 37 year career with the Postal Service.

Bob is preceded in death by his mother, Helen O’Donnell Rueb; father, Henry Ferdinand Rueb and wife, Faye L. Rueb.

Bob is survived by his daughter, Laura Rueb Paige; son, Robert D. Rueb; son, Randall D. Rueb; many grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Visitation will be Sunday, August 1, 2021, from 4:00 to 6:00 PM, at Faith Chapel Funeral Home North. Mass of Christian Burial will be Monday, August 2, 2021, at St. Jude Thaddeus Church, at 12:00 PM. Reverend Father George Thekku will be Celebrant. Interment will be at Barrancas National Cemetery, NAS, Pensacola, FL.

Pallbearers will be Dan Paige, Robert Rueb, Randall Rueb, Don Shepherd, Luke Gandy and Claudio Moreira.  Honorary pallbearers will be Jimmy Pooser, Mark Ard and Stony Brock.

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