NEWPORT BEACH ― Bob Jimenez, a long-time marine industry professional, passed away Dec.26, 2016 after battling illnesses for about 4 years. He was 69.
Jimenez began his career in his early 20s, working for Newport Marine Supply, Phillips Marine and Newport Harbor Shipyard. He knew the marine industry was where he wanted to make his career and worked the past 27 years as an independent representative for Western Marine Marketing.
His wife, Sue, and his brother, Phil, survive Jimenez.