Obituary of Robert J. Cleary
Robby J. Cleary, age 44, passed away on Thursday, September 13, 2018, at St. Joseph Hospital in Bellingham, WA. Robby was born November 11, 1973, in Kankakee, IL to Thomas (Tom) and Judy (Grizzle) Cleary. Robby was a widower by Rhonda (Bradshaw) Cleary, loving father and husband. He worked his dream job producing and performing Punk music and bringing bands to the Pacific Northwest. He owned a record label, “Next 7 Exits”, and performed in several band over the years; most recently he sang lead vocals for “Boxcutter PNW.” Robby lived life to the fullest, spending time with family, friends, and bringing people together from all walks of life. He was passionate about paddle boarding and trying new things. Robby loved everyone and looked forward to bringing a smile to your face. He was also able to destroy anything with a few swings of a hammer.
Robby is survived by wife Keri, daughter Chloe, stepson Gavin, sister Christy and the Smith family, father Tom and stepmother Barbara. Family, friends, and others whose lives were touched by Robby are invited to celebrate his life on Saturday, September 22, 2018, from 11:30 AM to 4:00 PM, at the Salvation Army Event Center (2912 Northwest Avenue, Bellingham, WA).