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Bob died on September 4, 2006, following a stroke. He jumped out of Missoula from 1950 through the 1953 season. He was a student at U.C. Berkeley in 1951 when he met and married his wife, Georgia. In 1952 he transferred to the University of Montana where he finished his studies and got his forestry degree in 1954. Bob was born in Butte and always kept Montana in his heart although most of his career was spent in Oregon.
Smokejumping; Smokejumpers -- United States; National Smokejumper Association; Wildfire fighters; Obituaries
National Smokejumper Association, "Smokejumper Obituary: Walkup, Robert H. (Missoula 1950)" (2007). Smokejumper Obituaries. 1068.