The memorial service for Life Member Robert C. Hires has been scheduled for October 19, 2019 at 1200 hrs. at the Spray Beach Yacht Club on Long Beach Island.
Bob was a member of the Deer Park Fire Company started in 1968 until his passing in August 2019. Bob was also a member of the Beach Haven Fire Company and Fire Police as he got older.
Mr. Hires was a also certified Scuba diver, avid snow skier where he was on the Ski Patrol at Spring Mountain in Pennsylvania, enjoyed sailing and snorkeling, was a Trustee and Fire Commissioner for Fire District 3 in Cherry Hill, NJ, also held the rank of Fire Lieutenant with the Deer Park Fire Company in Cherry Hill, and served on numerous committees during his volunteer career, and was involved with the New Jersey State Fireman’s Relief association for many years. He was also a local history buff and was an authority in the US Civil War.
Bob always had an interesting story to tell and was fun to be around.
Bob Hires will be greatly missed and we will forever be in our hearts and minds for his dedication and friendship. Rest easy we have it from here!
From: Chief Kraft and members of the Deer Park Fire Company/Rehab 13.