Robert B. LaBre

Aug 20, 1950 - Nov 18, 2022

Robert B. LaBre

August 20, 1950 - November 18, 2022


Robert B. LaBre, age 72, of Quincy, died Friday, November 18, 2022, at 7:05 pm in his home.

Robert was born August 20, 1950 in Stockton, CA, a son of Ben Yip and Catalina Shimono. He married Betty Annette Smith on September 19, 1999 in Las Vegas, NV. She preceded him in death on December 21, 2011.

Survivors include: three children: Gabriella LaBre of Alton, IL; Robert M. LaBre of Wilmington, CA; and Ashley Smith of Quincy; his Godson, Johnny Gonzales; seven grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; a sister, Jolynn LaBre of Houston, TX; a brother, Bruce (Suzanne Jones-Yip) Yip of Rio Rancho, NM; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his wife, Robert was preceded in death by his parents and his step-father, Goro Shimono.

Services: Private services for the family will be held at a later date.

Memorial donations may be made to American Cancer Society. Memorial Donations may be made online at

Hansen-Spear Funeral Directors are in charge of the arrangements.


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