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Bob died August 27, 2008, from West Nile Virus in Tulare, California. He was born October 18, 1923, in San Jose, California and was a member of the Methodist Church. He was drafted into Civilian Public Service in 1943 from Evanston, Illinois, where he was working as a grocery clerk. He jumped at Missoula during the 1945 season getting seven training and six fire jumps.
Smokejumping; Smokejumpers -- United States; National Smokejumper Association; Wildfire fighters; Obituaries
National Smokejumper Association, "Smokejumper Obituary: Schilpp, Robert Warner (Missoula 1945)" (2020). Smokejumper Obituaries. 312.