Robert Roland “Bob” Flick

October 10, 1925 - February 6, 2019
Thursday, February 21, 2019

Robert Roland “Bob” Flick, 93, of Big Timber passed away Wednesday, Feb. 6, at the Pioneer Medical Center in Big Timber.

Robert was born October 10, 1925 in San Diego, California, the oldest son of Ira and Verna (Van) Flick. Bob enlisted in the U.S. Army Air Corps in 1943. He was a right gunner on a B-29 with the 462nd Bomb Group in China, India and Guam during WWII.

After the war he returned to California and became a beekeeper (Bob Flick Apiaries) in Southern California and later in Big Timber. He was a master storyteller and loved hunting, gun shows and spending time on the ranch with his wife Roberta.

Bob was preceded in death by his wife of over 73 years, Roberta, and his brother Leo. He is survived by his son, Robert Jr. of Big Timber, daughter Rae Deane Murphy of Oakley, California, grandchildren Timothy (Amy) Murphy of West Linn, Oregon, Brian (Anabel) Flick from Germany, Tiffany (David) Spencer of Laurel and Erin Franklin of Brentwood, California, seven great grandchildren, and sister Pat Palmore of Findlay, Ohio.

Funeral services will be held 2 p.m., Friday, Feb. 22, at Stenberg Funeral Home with interment to follow at Mountain View Cemetery. To leave condolences for the family, please visit