2014-01-31 / Obits

Robert S. Povey

Advertising Copywriter

Robert “Bob” Povey, an advertising copywriter and Vice President of Benton & Bowles Agency in Manhattan, died on January 22nd.

A longtime Rockaway resident, Povey served in the army in World War II and was a lover of sports, literature and film. He lived in Bend, Oregon before he passed.

Povey is survived by his wife, Irene; sons, Paul (Terry), and Bill (Janet); daughters, Irene (Michael) and Barbara (Anson) and grandchildren, Bobby, Sarah, Katie, Nicole, Jack, Madeline, Isabella, Hector, Roland, Tristan and Holden.

A memorial Mass was held on January 28th at St. Francis of Assisi Historic Church in Bend, Ore.

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