Leslie Robert Tupper
October 12, 1942 – December 23, 2018
Leslie Robert “Bob” Tupper, 76, passed away, December 23, 2018, at the hospital, in Auburn, Wash. Bob was born, October 12, 1942, in Elma, Wash., to Gertie (Landon) and Les Tupper. He was the oldest of 7 children. When bob was in the 6th grade, the family moved to Big Hanaford, north of Centralia. Bob graduated from Centralia High School, in 1961. Soon after graduation, he enlisted in the army and served in Vietnam. After his time in the military, he moved to Centralia, where he married, Susan Schultz. After their divorce, he moved to Boise, Idaho, where he met and married Lynne Nobel. Bob is preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Lynne; an infant sister, Mary Ellen; brother, Larry; and nephew, Paulie. Bob is survived by his son, Stacy Tupper (DeDe), of Centralia; step children, Debbie Bernhardt (John) and Jeff Kirby (Linda); siblings, Linda Nelson (Hank), Don Tupper (Gloria), Dwight Tupper (Julie), Rhonda Johnson (Ron) and Barb Wooster (Steve). He is also survived by seven grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and longtime friend, Susan Tupper. Services are private. Donations may be made in Bob’s name to the Alzheimer’s Association at National Headquarters 225 N. Michigan Ave., Fl. 17 Chicago, IL 60601.