Robert "Bobby" Washington Jr.

August 15, 1937 ~ January 11, 2022 (age 84)


Robert “Bobby” Washington Jr. 84 of Elizabeth, NJ departed this life on January 11, 2022. A celebration of his life will be held on Thursday, January 27, 2022 at 10:00am at the Nesbitt Funeral Home 165 Madison Avenue Elizabeth, NJ. Visitation 9:00am until time of services. Face Masks are Mandatory.

Mr. Washington leaves a loving family and dear friends to cherish his memory.


On Tuesday, January 11, 2022 the angel of death was dispatched to Trinitas Hospital to take Robert "Bobby" Washington Jr. home on such a glorious day.

Robert "Bobby" Washington was born at Elizabeth General Hospital, Elizabeth, NJ on August 15, 1937 to Robert Washington Sr. and Daisy Washington.

Bobby was employed by the Elizabeth Board of Education, where he was Head Security Guard.  Bobby started on September 1, 1978 at the new School #1 and transferred to Elizabeth High after it was built.  He retired September 1, 2007 after 29 years of service.

Bobby will always be remembered for his love of The Temptations, his crazy dance moves and mostly his personality.  Bobby loved his family and friends.

Bobby was predeceased by his mother and father, Daisy and Robert Washington, a sister Rosa Hollinshed, two brothers, Samuel Barbour Jr., Bruce Washington and his  wife Izona "Daisy" Washington.

Bobby leaves to cherish loving memories four sons: Keith and Andre Washington of Elizabeth, NJ, Jerome and Daniel Lamley of Elizabeth, NJ and Tamara Washington of Baltimore, MD. His loving companion Tanya Hartwell and a very special great niece Yolanda McDowell. Bobby had sixteen grand children and 19 great grandchildren As well as a host of other loving family and friends.

He will be truly missed.

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