Robert Boals, 74, died May 6, 2014, after a lengthy battle with cancer and the neurological disorder, progressive supranuclear palsy (PSP). He was born April 12, 1940, in Albany, Calif., to Nathan and Martha Boals. He served in the U.S. Army and then for more than 30 years with the Napa Police Department. He was a DARE officer and worked with the Junior Traffic Patrol and with the Adult Crossing Guards. He left a lasting impact on the Napa community.
He is survived by his loving wife, Donna; and children, Rusty, Sean, Chris, Sandy and Eric.
A service to honor his life will be Monday, May 12, at 4 p.m. at Napa Valley Baptist Church. Memorial contributions may be made to Napa Valley Dare and Safe School Foundation, Debbie Peecook c/o Napa Police Dept, 1539 First St. Napa, CA 94559. The online guest book is at TulocayCemetery.org.