Robert 'Bob' Dimick
Robert "Bob" Dimick was born in Portland, November 23,
1933 to Orville Harold & Myrtle Augusta (Carlson) Dimick. He passed away, August 4, 2020 at his home surrounded by his family's love and support. He was 86 years old.
He lived all his school years in the Montavilla neighborhood attending Vestal Grade School
and graduating from Benson High School. He joined the Navy in 1950, age 17, with his 4 friends. He was a Naval Reserve Officer for 28 years, retiring as Lieutenant Commander.
Bob joined the Portland Police Bureau in 1955 retiring
after 30 years of service. He married Viola St. Claire,
they had 4 children. Later divorced he then met Jeanette
McCarthy Sep.6 1980 and they married Dec. 6, 1980. She
had 1 daughter Kim.
Bob loved old car projects starting at age 14 tearing
them apart and reassembling. He was a charter member
of Cascade Pacific Plymouth Club for 20 years, happily
collecting several Plymouth projects.
In 2000 they found their dream 5 acres in Brush Prairie
WA where they built a home and a 3 story car barn. The
property had a creek running through the middle, Bob was
challenged each year with keeping the bridge across as he
dutifully mowed the back 2 acres. He added tractors to his
project collection. They moved back to Portland in 2018.
Bob was a 40 year member of Montavilla Kiwanis
Club. He supported the Mt. Hood Kiwanis Camp where
hundreds of physically and mentally challenged children
attended. He worked hundreds of hours at the camp,
volunteering on maintenance for the many structures that
are there. He delivered Meals on Wheels for 25 years. He
was a happy volunteer for the many different Kiwanis
projects the club supported. They travelled in their trailer
around the USA and to BC where Jeanette's family lived.
Also, several camping, hiking trips to National Parks with
the Mazamas and friends.
Retirement years were good years. Bob was quiet, smart
and kind. He will be missed.
He is survived by his wife Jeanette, son Robert Dimick,
daughters Rendy Jantz, Lisa Pick and Kim Logsdon, 12
grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren. His son James
predeceased in 1989.
Graveside Services will be held, 2 pm, Wednesday,
August 12, 2020 at Forest Lawn Cemetery, 400 SW Walters Drive, Gresham, Oregon.
Please visit www.Batemancarrollfunerals.com to share
remembrances and condolences to the family.
Donations can be made in his memory to: MHKC,
10725 SW Barber Blvd, Portland, OR 97219