Bob grew up in the Friendship area and was a 1963 graduate of Friendship Central School. For several years he was employed by Sam Cotton in Friendship as a contractor helper, repairing roofs and siding houses and other repair jobs. In 1969 he became a machinist in Olean at Clark Bros.Co. which eventually became Ingersol- Rand Corp. After retirement he became Friendship’s dog warden for a period of 9 years.
Bob enjoyed fishing, traveling to visit friends, out of doors activities and loved animals ,especially dogs.
Surviving are a brother, Paul Bliss of Tampa FL; a sister, Jean Bliss of Angelica; a sister in law, Bonnie Bliss of Nile; and several nieces and nephews.
Bob was predeceased by two brothers, James Bliss and Bruce Bliss; and two sisters, Diane Denning and Darlene Green. There will be no visitations or funeral complying with Bob's wishes. Burial will be in Maple Grove Cemetery in Friendship. Arrangements are under the direction of the Treusdell Funeral Home, Friendship. Memorials may be made to the Allegany Co. SPCA, 1374 State Rd. 19 South, Wellsville, NY 14895.