2011-06-16 / Obituaries

Robert ‘Bobby’ Lewis Metzler

Long-time Mariposa and El Portal resident Robert “Bobby” Metzler passed away on the North Shore of Lake Tahoe on Sunday, May 8.

Born in Concord on April 21, 1954, and a resident of this area for over 30 years, Bobby was an exceptionally kind, generous and gracious soul. He was a devoted husband and father and a drummer who was passionate about his music.

He is survived by his wife, Lisa; daughter, Kylie Metzler-Brown; father, Robert Dell Metzler; and brother, William Ward.

A memorial to celebrate his life will be held on July 2 at the Carroll Clark Community Hall in El Portal at 5 p.m. Bobby’s celebration of life will include a potluck dinner and music.

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I still miss you everyday

I still miss you everyday

I don't think I'll ever stop

I don't think I'll ever stop missing you.

I 1st met Bobby in Yosemite,

I 1st met Bobby in Yosemite, on 1973. He was playin live with Rex Fouch and Daryle. I was a stranger with a trumpet slung over my shoulder. He let me jam with them that night. We became friends and stayed friends. A gentle and supportive soul who always made me feel accepted and appreciated.

Alive in my heart. I hear you

Alive in my heart. I hear you in song all the time. I am so sorry.

Bobby was a Good

Bobby was a Good Friend. R.I.P.

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