Robert (Bob) Maples

Published 4:10 pm Thursday, September 18, 2014

Robert (Bob) Maples, BMCS USN-Ret, 74 of Greenville, Ala., passed away Aug. 23, while at home in Bremerton with his family after a long fight with cancer. He had a full career serving his country, retiring after 45 years. Bob is survived by his wife, Clare, of 45 years; his brother, Heubert Maples; sister, Connie Blackwell; and cousins, Edna, Dot, Marilyn, Artis and LeRoy; as well as nieces and nephews from across the U.S. Finally, he leaves behind his daughters Andrea (Derek) Brogger and Casey (John) Kroesser, and their daughters, Morgan, Lauren and Peyton. He is preceded in death by mother, Lilla, and sister, Gloria Jean. An online memorial can be seen at

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