Upon coming home from the Army, he returned to the family ranch and married his high school sweetheart, Gail, in 1964.
They raised two daughters, Stacy and Noel, and now three grandchildren on the ranch. Bob and his family ranched as he sharpened his team roping skills.
He is a Gold Card Member of the PRCA. Bob joined the NSPRA in 1979, going to their first two National Finals in Las Vegas, Nevada, and all the National Finals in Reno, Nevada.
Bob has served the NSPRA on the Executive Board since 1992, and has been the Vice President for the past six years. He has been a seven-time World Champion Team Roper, and a Finals Champion, once.