Richard (Robbie, Rich) H. Robideau Jr., 63, a resident of Lind, Wash., for the past seven years, passed away April 24, 2019. He was born Nov. 12, 1955, in The Dalles, Ore., to Richard and Nancy Robideau.
He was a Sheriff in Wasco County, Ore., in the 70’s. He moved to Washington State and worked for the Department of Corrections from 1979 to 2013 as a Correctional Officer, Sergeant, Lieutenant and a CUS (Correctional Unit Supervisor.)
He thoroughly enjoyed playing his guitar, keyboard and singing.
He is survived by his wife of 25 years Shirl Robideau, Lind, Wash.; two daughters, from a previous marriage, Cassandra (Nathan) Norman, Virginia, and Elizabeth (Neil), Creasy, Yakima, Wash.; stepson Jim (Jessica) Joehnk, Coulee City, Wash.; seven grandchildren, Patrick, Christian, Jasmine, Austin, Cooper, Lincoln and Bennett; three brothers, Ronald (Kathy) Robideau, Sedro Woolley, Wash., Joseph (Trish) Robideau, Powell Butte, Ore., John (Nguyet) Robideau, Portland, Ore.; his mother Nancy Robideau, Prineville, Ore.; plus many other family members.
He was preceded in death by his father Richard.