Robert (Bob) Harold Ragle, 1929-2021

Robert (Bob) Harold Ragle went to his eternal home at 11 a.m. on Saturday June 26, 2021 after a short illness while surrounded by his family. He was 91 years young.

Bob was born on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 28, 1929 on the Ragle Ranch in Woodlake, Calif. He married, Velma, his childhood sweetheart Sept. 5, 1950. While serving as an Army Corporal in the Korean War his first born son Robert Harold Ragle the 2nd (Bobby) was born.

Bob and Velma moved their family the New Castle, Colo., in 1960 and purchased a ranch on Garfield Creek. Bob ranched and plumbed until he retired in 1981. He was an avid fisherman and outdoorsman. He and Velma spent many winters in Texas. They also traveled in their motor home making many lasting friendships and visiting with family and friends. Bob was a member of Grand River Baptist Church in New Castle.

He was preceded in death by his son Bobby; his parents, Harold and Bertha Ragle; and brother, Richard.

He is survived by his wife Velma of 71 years; his daughter, Cathy Ragle and her children, Jani Smith, Elsa Cardenas (Nester), Al Mauer (Sheri); his son, John Ragle and daughter in law Lisa, and their children, Dustin (Molly), Cole (Vina) and Kayla Johnson (Vince); 12 great grandchildren; two great great grandchildren; his brother, Ron Ragle (Peggy) of Indiana; sister, Yvonne Abbott of California; many nephews and nieces; and good friends.

A service for Bob will be announced at a later date.

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