Bob served at Renfrew, Gananoque, Crystal Beach, Shelburne, South Porcupine, and Moosonee Detachments before retiring as a Sergeant from the Maxville Detachment on June 30, 1994. Bob is survived by his wife Andrea and his children Teresa, Robert and Michael, step-children Sharron and Janette and his brother, retired OPP Chief Superintendent Bill Closs (Investigation Support Bureau).