Robert Sherer
 V.P. Finance
 Nov 27, 2010

ROBERT SHERER Robert J. Sherer, 97, Passed away at his home in Fountain Hills, Ariz., Nov. 27, 2010. Born in Eaton, Ohio, Nov. 25, 1913, he was raised on the family farm. Bob spent most of his life in the aviation industry, starting with the CAB and moving into the private sector with Bonanza Airlines/Air West in 1956, where he became vice president of finance.  He left RW in 1970 at the time of the Hughes takeover and then went to Texas International Airlines as President. After two years, he became vice president of finance with National/PanAmerican Airlines, before returning to Las Vegas to help start Sun World Airlines. Upon retiring from the industry, he became active with the Methodist church, the Salvation Army and the Marine Corps League. In 2003, He and Maxine moved to Fountain Hills, where he cared for her until his death. He was a proud former Marine, serving with the 6th Marine Division on Okinawa during World War II and in Korea, before retiring from the reserves with the rank of major in 1955. He is survived by his wife, Maxine; children, Robert, John, Alice and Steve; grandchildren, Debra Lucus, Chris Spievak, Lillian and Megan Sherer; and great-grandchildren, Jake and Grace Speivak. His remains were cremated and will be interred at the United Methodist Church in Fountain Hills. At his request, there will be a family only service at a future date. No flowers or donations, please, once again at his request.