December 11, 2012
August 11, 1941 — December 2, 2012
Bob was born in Raymond, the third child of Harold and V. Frances Nissley. Bob and his siblings lived in the Pine Lake area for six years. Harold constructed the family home in downtown Issaquah, and the family moved there in 1951.
Bob was an avid athlete on the football, track and gymnastics teams at Issaquah High School.
On Dec. 19, 1958, Bob was seriously injured in a trampoline accident, which left him a quadriplegic. He received treatment and rehabilitation at Providence Hospital in Seattle, and Good Samaritan Hospital in Puyallup.