Sgt. 1st Class Robert E. Diffey, Ret. died April 28, 2013 at the age of 74.
Mr. Diffey was a resident of North Fork for 29 years.
He was born Feb. 14, 1939 in Tranquility.
Mr. Diffey worked as a mechanic, and served in the U.S. Army for 24 years.
He was preceded in death by father Ernest Diffey.
Mr. Diffey is survived by his wife Linda Diffey; mother Helen Diffey; children Debbie, Laurie, Bobby, Ron, Don, Lisa, George, Michele, Sharon, and Rebecca; 28 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, May 6 at the Fresno Memorial Gardens, located at Belmont and Cornelia avenues.
Flowers and donations, etc. can be sent to Tinkler Funeral Chapel, 475 N. Broadway Fresno, CA 93701.