Rosa, Robert R. – Passed away unexpectedly but peacefully at Memorial Hospital on Thursday, January 19, 2017, age 73. Bob was born in Santa Rosa on May 6, 1943 to Russell and Hariette Rosa. He grew up in the family restaurant “The Whitehouse Grill” in Healdsburg on what was then West Street, where he was well known for his wry wit and sense of humor. Bob graduated from Healdsburg High School in 1961 where he played football, baseball, and ran track and field. He was a self-taught auto enthusiast and rebuilt countless cars for family and friends. He spent 35 years with Golden Gate Bridge’s Transit District both as a driver and supervisor. Bob was a loving and devoted husband to Alexis Rosa for 41 years. He is survived by his four children, Kevin, Kristy, Heidi, and Glenn; 11 grandchildren; and 3 great grandchildren. His kind-hearted gentle spirit will be especially missed by Ashton, Matthew, Emily, William, Andrew, extended family and many wonderful friends. Private interment at Santa Rosa Memorial Park.