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There's a new angel in heaven, her name is Bobbie Robson
With the heaviest heart I am writing to let all friends of RC Boat Racing
know that after a short battle with Lou Gherig disease a lady boat racer
who loved to race her pink tunnel boat and pink Thunderboat has
succumb to the disease and died. Bobbie Robson raced for over 15
years with her husband Fred Robson. Fred seemed to always have the
most fun when Bobbie did well. She was many time District 3 Woman
Racer of the Year and was a fixture at just about every NAMBA District 3
race across Florida through 2013. But Bobbie did so much more. She
was a District 3 Mother. If someone got hurt, she was there to help. If
she felt you might be hungry, she was delivering hot dogs or burgers
and a friendly greeting while reminding you to eat. And, if it was one of
those races where we had extreme heat, well Bobbie and Fred's trailer
instantly became home for the overheated. Plenty of shade and plenty
of super cold air for anyone in need.
But those who knew Bobbie close, knew there was more to this
beautiful lady. Fred and Bobbie almost made 50 years together. They
used to go fishing together any chance they had, and then Fred
discovered RC boat racing. Followed quickly by Bobbie! Bobbie was
hooked. She loved racing her RC boats more than anything else. It
wasn't just playing with the boats, that was just a small part of it. Really it
was where all her friends gathered and socialized. That was what she
loved. Dinners at a steak house or Olive Garden Friday and Saturday
nights, or an afternoon or evening barbecue.
When Bobbie started getting ill, Fred told me the hardest part for her
was the effort needed by her to go to see her friends at the races. She
couldn't miss seeing everyone. As the disease progressed RC racing
was the key to keeping her going. She was looking forward to going to
the next District 3 race coming to Melbourne, Florida in September. But
in the end the terrible disease took her life. But the memories of all the
good times together, that will never die. So there's one more angel in
heaven, and I'm sure she's looking down on all of us, especially when
we are all together racing our toy boats.
God Bless You Bobbie, You are loved and will always be missed.
|◊◊◊ Next District 3 High Points Race ◊◊◊
8th race of the 2014 season
Orlando Culvert Dodgers Inc.
Oct. 25 - 26, 2014
NAMBA District 3 High Points Race
**Don't forget to renew your NAMBA
Click For 2014 Application Link:
"Namba Nats Link"
** Reminder to All District III Members **
If you still have your Namba $'s (Dollars)
available to you be sure to use them before
the end of the year or they expire.