Bob Vita, a longtime resident of Mount Shasta, died in Monterey, California on May 9, 2019 at age 90.

Born in McCloud on September 15, 1928, he worked as a lumber grader for over 30 years for the McCloud River Lumber Company and US Plywood.

His survivors include his wife of 69 years, Jennie Vita; his four children: Dixie, Kathy Sue, Glenn and Greg; eight grandchildren; and four great grandchildren. Fly fishing on the McCloud River, mushrooming and hunting were his favorite activities.

At his request, there will be no services. Donations may be made to a charity of your choice in his honor.