October 8, 1937 ~ November 21, 2019
Born in: Denver, Colorado
Resided in: Denver, Colorado
Robert “Bob” Pelham age 82, of Denver, Colorado passed away on November 21, 2019 at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was born a 3rd Generation Colorado native on October 8, 1937 in Denver, the son of the late Walter and Helen Pelham. He graduated from South High School. He worked for the City and County of Denver for 38 years in the Street Maintenance Department and supervised a crew for several years. In 1977, Bob married Betty and together they shared 42 years of marriage.
Bob had multiple interests during his life. He enjoyed playing golf; watching and collecting movies; fishing; pheasant hunting; watching sports specifically football, car racing, and hockey. He served as Treasurer and President for the Overland Senior Men’s Golf Club. He loved to travel and plan family road trips to explore historic sites. He traveled with family to Hawaii twice and the islands were a relaxing retreat for him.
Bob was preceded into eternal life by his parents and his younger brother, Bill Pelham. In addition to his wife Betty, he is survived by his five children, Brian Wyatt, Diana Adams, Michelle Crimm, Jacquie Miller, and Nicole Pelham; nine grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren and extended family.
A Memorial Service will be held on December 4, 2019 at 11:00 AM at Saint Philip and Saint James Episcopal Church, 2797 South Lowell Boulevard Denver, Colorado 80236. The family invites everyone to join them for a Reception immediately following the service.
In lieu of flowers the family has requested you make a memorial contribution in Bob’s name to National Jewish Health.
The family greatly appreciates donations made to these charities in Robert "Bob" Pelham's name.