Robert Sturgeon Cromwell

September 26, 1937May 21, 2014
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Robert “Bob” Sturgeon Cromwell, 76, of Phoenix, Arizona passed away on May 21, 2014. He was born September 26, 1937 in Cleveland, Ohio.

He is survived by his wife Janeece Cromwell, brother Rick Cromwell and his daughter and son-in-law Vickie & Jim Fernish, grandchildren, Nicole & Kyle Fernish. Nephews Ronnie, Michael & Bryan Cromwell and families, niece Terry Cromwell and family, sister-in-law Joyce Cromwell of Calimesa, CA and brother-in-law Rex Hazel of Arkansas. Bob was a lifetime member of Masonic Lodge #728 and had received his 32nd degree. In addition, he belonged to Al Malaikah Shrine and the Scottish Rite. A lifetime member of BASS and a member of the FLW (Forrest L. Woods) Federation, he was an avid fisherman – He loved to fish both fresh and saltwater. In 2010, he began building and flying ¼ scale remote controlled model airplanes and became a member of the Arizona Model Pilots Society. Near his birthday in 2012, Bob decided to resurrect an old hobby of playing the drums. During the past two years, you would find him playing along with a CD of Neil Diamond on his pride and joys - 12 Ludwig drums and 11 Zeldjian cymbals. Services will be held on:

Saturday, May 31st, at 2:00 pm Shadow Mountain Mortuary 2350 E Greenway Rd. Phoenix, AZ 85022 602-971-7350 Immediately following the services a celebration will be held at: Casey Jones Grill 2848 E Bell Rd. Phoenix, AZ 85032 602-493-9930

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Bob’s name may be made to: Boys and Girls Club of Arizona 2645 N 24th Street Phoenix, AZ 85008 602-954-8182


  • Memorial Service Saturday, May 31, 2014

Robert Sturgeon Cromwell

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Corrine Howard

June 18, 2014

Janeece, thank you so much for the video, looks like Bob had a very interesting life. When I came to your wedding picture it looked so very familiar. Our families were very close so we grew up together. So sorry for your loss. Prayers to you and your family.... Corrine and Louis

Tim Demecs

June 10, 2014

Bob will be missed by all his fishing buddies!!! Rest in Peace my friend.
Tim Demecs

June 9, 2014

I am so sorry Janeece. Bob was a good friend. We had some great laughs together. He will be missed.
Bob Turek

Duane Turek

June 2, 2014

My deepest condolences to you family. Bob was a very unique person.

Willard and I will always remember him.

Duane Turek & Willard

Tina Vodika

May 31, 2014

Now, when I hear thunder, I will picture Bob playing his drums. I pray that God gives you strength through this difficult time and please know you are loved by so many people.

May 31, 2014

Janeece, I love you so and you are so in my heart and prayers. God Bless You always. Brenda Campbell (Phoenix, AZ)

Candy Gooch

May 30, 2014

My heart hurts for all of you, may God wrap his arms around you during this time. Bob was one of the most favorite men in my life as a little girl. His big wet kisses and bear hugs will be so missed.

Tom & DeLinn Moore

May 30, 2014

Janeece, We are not able to attend the service for Bob. But please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers.

rick hillis

May 28, 2014

Bob was a wonderful friend. I will miss talking to him. May God bless you with many memories.

Sherry and Tom Sabey

May 28, 2014

Janeece, May God be with you and yours.