Robert W. Rosas – Patriot of the Week

After a courageous battle Robert passed away in the line of duty, while protecting the United States Borders on Thursday, July 23rd, 2009.

Robert was born and raised in Imperial Valley and graduated from Central Union High School and Imperial Valley College with an Associates Degree in Administration of Justice. His dream from a very young age was to become a law enforcement officer. There was never another option for him. He dedicated his life to serve our country. He enlisted as an El Centro Police Reserve. He then became a Correctional Officer at the age of 21 and worked at Centinela State Prison, until 2006 when he enlisted with United States Border Patrol.

He is the son of Sylvia Wimer and the late Robert Rosas Sr. He was the beloved husband of Rosalie Davila-Rosas. He has two beautiful children, Robert Matthew, 2-years old, and Kayla Allysa, 11-months old. Robert will forever be greatly missed by his brother, Mark Anthony Wymer and sisters, Sylvia Rubio and Arlene Brambila. His sister Rosemary Silva preceded him in death. He will forever be loved and remembered by his in-laws, Art Rubio, Hector Brambila, Edgardo, Rosalie, Robert, Andrea, Denisse, Henry, and Marla Davila, stepfather, Mark Wymer, numerous nieces and nephews, along with countless family and friends whom were blessed to know him.

Robert was a devoted father and loving husband. He loved coaching and playing baseball, spending quality time with his family and friends as well as working to ensure the safety of our country as a Border Patrol Agent. Robert touched the lives of many people with his smile, enthusiasm and his positive attitude. Robert will continue to radiate his love and strength even after his passing. He will never be forgotten for his courage and dignity.

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