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Former Newman resident Robert (Bob) Law passed away Friday Oct. 4, 2019 at his home in Vail,  Ariz., at the age of 67.

He was born June 30, 1952 in Salt Lake City, Utah, to Clarence and Marjorie Law. He was the youngest of five boys.

He married Margaret Curley on Oct. 10, 1969.

Mr. Law worked as a dog catcher and became a police officer for Sandy City, Utah. He was also among the first group of officers hired for West Valley City, Utah.

Mr. Law moved to California, where he worked as a claims investigator for Viking Freight and later FedEx freight.

Mr. Law later relocated to Newman, where he became a volunteer for the Newman Police Department as well as volunteering with Crime Stoppers, Salvation Army and the Newman Fall Festival.

He retired to Arizona in 2012 and became a volunteer for the Tucson Rodeo Parade.

Mr. Law loved the outdoors and enjoyed taking camping trips, fishing and hunting.

He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Margaret Law of Vail, Ariz., his daughter Cathleen Trayer (Kevin) of Newman, his son Craig Law of San Jose, his daughter Brianna Gonzales (Brian) of Arizona, his son Brian Law (Jennifer) of Gilroy; his grandchildren, Katelyn Trayer, Ryan Trayer, David Gonzales, Michael Gonzales, Andrew “AJ” Law, Raymond Law and Logan Law; and his brothers, Ron Law of Sacramento, David Law of Utah and Thomas Law of New Mexico.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Clarence and Marjorie; and a brother, Billy Jean Law .

A family celebration was held on his 50th wedding anniversary on Oct. 10.

A celebration of life for family and friends will be planned at a later date.