Bob (born J. R. Dobbs; February 18, 1911 - May 14, 1984) was a salesman from Dallas, Texas from 1953 to 1957 before being well known icon in 1979.
Bob was born in Dallas, Texas, to X. M. Dobbs and Jane McBride Dobbs. He married Connie Dobbs in 1955 in Las Vegas. On May 14, 1984, J. R. Dobbs was assassinated in San Francisco. He was 73 years old.