John Robert &#8220Bob” Webster

A memorial service for John Robert &#8220Bob” Webster, 90, of Lindsay will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 17 at the First Presbyterian Church in Lindsay.

Born on May 5, 1916 to John and Mary Webster in Riverdale, Calif., he was a resident of Lindsay for 67 years. He went home to God on March 6, 2007 in Lindsay.

Bob graduated from Lemoore High School and Fresno State University with a degree in Chemistry. Bob married his life long love Phyllis Fridlund, on Aug. 21, 1943 and together they were blessed with two sons and one daughter. They built their home together after their work days and resided there together for most of their 63 years of marriage. Bob was employed by Lindsay Olive Plant as a Chemist for 42 years where he successfully completed 12 inventions including three patents that are still used today to process food products. He received numerous awards as an employee and a civic person.

Bob was an accomplished violinist and comedian. He was able to combine his talents to bring joy to the community through his comedy act that showed his skill with his music. He was the fiddler on the Roof during the Lindsay production of the play. Bob was a member of Kiwanis Club, Tulare County Symphony, Lindsay Chamber and Orange Belt Toastmasters.

He was also a member and Elder of the First Presbyterian Church in Lindsay where he also taught a Sunday school class.

He was preceded in death by his son, Richard in 1984.

Bob is survived by his loving wife of 63 years, Phyllis Webster, his son, Mark Webster and wife, Jeanne of Porterville; daughter, Ann Hieronymus and husband, Alan of Nebraska; seven grandchildren and two great-grandsons.

Remembrances may be made to the First Presbyterian Church, 351 E. Hermosa in Lindsay or Alzheimer‘s Foundation, 505 Alluvial, Clovis, CA 93611.

Condolences may be made at

Arrangements by Myers Funeral Service, Lindsay.

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