Age 51, a native of Fresno, CA and a resident of Turlock, CA for 30 years passed away Tuesday, October 29, 2013 at a Merced hospital. He worked for various companies in construction, poultry and butchering. Rob was an avid pool player, enjoyed hunting and fishing and was a loyal friend who will be missed. He was preceded in death by his father Bob Ragghianti, his grandparents and his uncle. Rob is survived by his mother Sammye Sawyer of Turlock, CA. Sister Beth Hysell and her husband Kent of Oakdale, CA. 3 nieces: Amanda, Kathryn Janene and great-nephew Logan. A graveside service will be on Tuesday, November 5, 2013 at 1:00 P.M. at Arbor Vitae Cemetery in Madera, CA. Remembrances may be made to S.P.C.A. of Stanislaus, 4733 Yosemite Blvd, Modesto, CA 95357.