Robert F. "Bob"


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Robert F. "Bob" Pinas

Feb 19 1947 - Jul 25 2011

Robert F. “Bob” Pinas was born in Chicago, Illinois on February 19, 1947, to Frank and Frances Pinas. He passed away suddenly on July 25, 2011 in Plano, Texas. He was preceded in death by his father, Frank Pinas. He is survived by his mother, Frances “Fran” Pinas of Allen, Texas; his brother, Gerald Pinas of Irvine, California; many cherished cousins, friends, beloved church family, former workers, and his beloved dog, Misty. Robert was a resident of Allen, Texas, and a former resident of Dallas, Texas, after moving from Justice, Illinois. He went to St. Blasé School and Argo High School in Sumit- Argo, Illinois where he was an honor student; then graduated from the University of Illinois for engineering in Champaign-Urbana, Illinois. He went to work for Texas Instruments and then D.R.S., where he retired in 2009. Robert moved his parents to Allen, Texas in 2008, due to poor health, and was their caregiver until his sudden death. Robert was an avid sports fan and was an avid golfer, bowler, and runner, and he enjoyed soccer. He was very active in his church as a volunteer, teacher, and preacher. He worked at the mission feeding, teaching, and preaching to the homeless; and many other volunteer projects with North Garland Baptist Fellowship and the Allen community. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, August 3, 2011, at 11:00 a.m., at North Garland Baptist Fellowship, 5840 N. Garland Avenue, Garland, Texas 75044, with Rev. Tony Matthews officiating. The family will receive friends during a visitation from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday evening, at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home. A memorial/inurnment service will be held on Wednesday, August 10, at 10:00 a.m. at St. Jude Catholic Church in Allen, Texas. Memorials may be made to: Union Gospel Mission, Dallas Men’s Shelter, 3211 Irving Blvd., Dallas, Texas 75247,
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