On January 3, 2024 Robert “Bob” Allan Wooldridge of Rancho Cucamonga California, passed away at the age of 80, with family by his side.
Born to Louise and Robert E Wooldridge on May 27, 1943 in Charleston West Virginia. He, his mother and sister relocated to Los Angeles, shortly after he married his wife Bertha and started a family. He attended a Santa Monica Trade School and was licensed as a master plumber and contractor. They opened Westlake Plumbing and Hardware on February 14th 1981 and ran it for 38 years while working with the LAPD and the Westlake community to make it a safer neighborhood. Bob worked the plumbing and Bertha managed the store together they supported numerous community groups and events that elevated the neighborhood. Donating his time and services to assist many LAFD, and LAPD projects.
Between the store and building a house he also enjoyed playing pinochle, watching football, and tennis and playing with his beloved Saint Bernard’s. He is survived by his wife Bertha of 62 years and his daughter Rhea.
Services will be held at Church of our Heritage, Forest Lawn Covina Hills 21300 Via Verde Drive, Covina, California 91724 on Thursday February 15th, 2024 starting at 9:30am to 2:00pm. Followed by a private gathering celebrating his life.
In lieu of flowers the family requests a donation to either of the following charities
American Heart Association
American Lung Association
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