September 18, 1955 – April 20, 2016

Robert Roy Bliss, age 60, of Elko, NV passed away peacefully in SLC, UT on Wednesday April 20, 2016. Robert was born in Ely, NV on September 18, 1955 to Warren and Marie (Gormon) Bliss. He graduated White Pine High School in 1975, and went on to serve in the United States Air Force from 1977 to 1983. He married his wife, Cindi Callas, on June 4, 1988 and together raised Michael and Susie.  Robert and Cindi moved to Elko, NV in 1992 where he worked for Newmont Gold Corp. until he retired in 2009.

Robert enjoyed riding his Harley Davidson and long bike trips with his best friend, Jerry Fincher.  He also enjoyed fishing, hunting, camping, video games, going to the movies with his son Michael and most of all spending time with his grandchildren, William and Rylee.

Robert is survived by his wife, Cindi Bliss; Son, Michael Nollette; Daughter, Susie (Joe) Ward; Grandchildren, William and Rylee Ward; Sisters, Linda (Bob) Goff, Kay Leavitt, Glenna (Richard) Holen, Joyce Hyatt; and many nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his parents; Warren and Marie Bliss; brother, Dan Bliss and brother in law, Randy Leavitt.

Please join us for one last ride with Robert on May 14, 2016. We will meet at the National Guard Armory of Elko, 1375 13th Street at 12:30. We will ride to Lamoille Canyon and back to the Armory leaving at 1:00 p.m.  A Celebration of Life will follow at 3:00 p.m.

“To live in hearts we leave behind is not to die.”

Thomas Campbell