Robert Arthur McElvain of Manteca passed away peacefully in his sleep after a long about with cancer on Sat. April 14, 2018, just prior to his 85th birthday. Born on May 1, 1933 to Jackson and Clara in S.F., CA, he married June Grossetti on Sept. 6, 1953 and was devoted husband over 64 years. Preceded in death by his parents and his sisters, Gladys (Fred), Jeannie (Willie) and Margaret. He leaves behind his wife, 6 Children Carol (Pat), Linda (Bob), Robert, Lori, James and David (Alisha), 14 grandchildren, 6 great grandchildren, and nieces and nephews. Robert was drafted into the Army in 1953 into the Korean War. He then put himself through school while raising a family graduating with a B.S. in Accountant Controller with a side tax business and then branched out with his own company, JEBBCO, an iron works company. He was an avid stamp collector and devoted fan of the S.F. Ginats and 49ers. The family will be celebrating Rober's life on Sat. April 21st at Park View Cemetery & Funeral Home located at 3661 E. French Camp Road in Manteca. The viewing will start at 1:30 pm with the funeral following at 2:30 pm. Donations can be made to the Salvation Army.