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Robert J. Prescott Obituary


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“I'm not sure how to begin, except to say how much I love my Uncle Bob and Aunt Katherine. Their passing is still a shock to me; such a loss. They...Read More »
1 of 17 | Posted by: Jenipher Siviter Settle - Macon, GA

“Bob was a great person and a Fantastic FTO. Bob trained me when I first started out about 20 years ago. He was a cop's cop and a true brother. Even...Read More »
2 of 17 | Posted by: JJ Ferro - St. Petersburg, FL

“I worked with Bob at the SPPD and he was one of "St. Pete's Finest" officers. He will be greatly missed by his friends, co-workers, and the entire...Read More »
3 of 17 | Posted by: Larry Heim, Retired SPPD - FL

“The time I shared with 'Uncle' Bob on the streets of St Pete will never be forgotten. It's an honor to have been given the opportunity to serve...Read More »
4 of 17 | Posted by: Ken Kokotek - St. Petersburg, FL

“To all of Bob's family...I was heart sick when I learned of Bob's sudden passing and hope that GOD will bring peace and comfort to all of those...Read More »
5 of 17 | Posted by: Jimmy Fuller RET SPPD - Reddick, FL

“I met Robert after his marriage to Katherine. They were building a happy life together with so much to look forward to. We will never know the terror...Read More »
6 of 17 | Posted by: Shirley P. Lewis - Clearwater, FL

“Our thoughts and prayers go out to the Prescott family. May the love and saving grace of Jesus Christ be with you all. It was an honor to know and...Read More »
7 of 17 | Posted by: Jim and Bonnie Books (retired SPPD) - FL

“My heartfelt prayers to all of Bob's family members... ”
8 of 17 | Posted by: John Tallon/LT(ret) SPPD/1969-1989 - FL

“The Prescotts are in our thoughts and prayers. They will be missed. ”
9 of 17 | Posted by: Mark and Pam Marland - Largo, FL

“My heart is broken. Cousin Bobby was the best. From the time he was a small child it was always a great treat to have a visit from his family. He...Read More »
10 of 17 | Posted by: Jimmy Smith - Macclenny, FL

“MARTHA, ANN,& Family want to let you all know that you all have my sympathy.May GOD bless eyeryone.My PRAYERS are with you all. DONNA let us know...Read More »
11 of 17 | Posted by: BETTY SAIN HALEY - MANCHESTER, TN

“My brother Bobby was a kind but strong person. His support to our brother David Sain was unlimited in the end of his life. The loss of his support &...Read More »
12 of 17 | Posted by: Donna Sain Stoinski & Alex Stoinski - FL

“I have a deep and sure loss. Bob was not only a fellow officer, but a really good friend that I truly respected and sought advise from thoughout my...Read More »
13 of 17 | Posted by: Clark Kinsey - Waleska, GA

“Sincere condolences to the Prescott family. Ed and Betty Lou Bosse ”
14 of 17 | Posted by: Ed Bosse, SPPD Retired - FL

“What an awful tragedy to befall such a good guy. My sincerest condolences to his loved ones. ”
15 of 17 | Posted by: Maggie - saint petersburg, FL

“Even though I knew you only briefly I remember you as a very dear polite young man and know you are missed by friends and family ”
16 of 17 | Posted by: christine klein - st petersburg, FL

“Aunt Martha, Uncle Jim and Family Bobby was a good person, his life was too short. Hold on to the memories. Find comfort in that Bobby and...Read More »
17 of 17 | Posted by: Sandy Chapman - Sarasota, FL


Prescott, Robert J.
54, of St. Petersburg, died along with his wife Katherine in a tragic boating accident at Lake Powell, AZ Saturday, April 25, 2009. He was born on June 8, 1954 in St. Petersburg, FL to James and Martha Prescott. He was a graduate of St. Petersburg High School and the University of South Florida. He retired from the St. Petersburg Police Department after 25 years of service. During his tenure on the police force he served as a patrolman, a Field Training Officer for graduates of the Police Academy and for the last 15 years he served with distinction as a detective in the burglary division. He is preceded in death by his brother, David Sain. Bob is survived by his parents, James and Martha; brothers, Daniel Prescott and Doug Prescott and sister in law Kathleen of Coca Beach, FL; sister, Ann Siviter and her husband Bill; step sons, Todd Hickman and his wife Kara of Lafayette, CO, and Scott Hickman and his wife Monica of Marietta, GA; step daughters, Caitlyn and Alyssa Clausen, and many nieces and nephews. A Memorial Service will be held at 1:00pm on Saturday, May 2, 2009 at Anderson-McQueen followed by a gathering of friends and family from 2:00-4:00pm. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in his memory to the Suncoast Police Benevolent Association Inc., 14141 46th St. N., Clearwater, FL 33762 or the charity of your choice.