Robert Todd Bewley, 56, passed way far too soon at his home in Deer Lodge, Montana on Thursday, July 8, 2021.
He was born to Wilmer and Sharon Bewley in La Junta, Colorado on September 24, 1964 and grew up in Phoenix and Scottsdale, Arizona.
Rob graduated from Chaparral High School in Scottsdale. Arizona in 1983. He was a good athlete and played both football and baseball throughout school. He then enlisted in the navy for the next four years and worked as a cook. He was based at the Great Lakes Navy Base and served on The Minesweeper USS Fidelity. Some of his navy buddies said the best food they ever had on the ship was when Rob was cooking. After his discharge. Rob went on to cook at several five-star restaurants in the Scottsdale area and in Montana. Rob also worked as a correctional officer for a few years at the Montana State Prison.
Rob was an accomplished guitar and bass guitar player. He learned to play at a young age and played in a number of rock bands in the Phoenix area. Music was his true calling, and he was a very talented musician. His nephews were always impressed when Uncle Rob could play a new song after listening to it just a couple of times.
Rob was also passionate about building beautiful electric guitars. He would spend many hours perfecting them. He would sell some, but gave most as gifts to his friends and family members who enjoyed playing. Rob's love for his family and friends was very apparent. He especially loved going back to visit and spend time at his Uncle Ronnie & Aunt Linda Hoffman's farm in Colorado.
Rob is preceded in death by his mother, Sharon Bewley; and daughter, Brittney Bewley. Rob is survived by his son, Tyler (Eileen) Bewley; father, Wilmer Bewley; and brother, Marty (Bobbi) Bewley.
The celebration of life will be held at the Outpost, 719 2nd Street in Deer Lodge on July 24th at 1:00 pm.
Rob will be deeply missed by all who knew him. "Fair winds and follow the seas, we have the watch! "