Rob was born April 25, 1960, to Ted Leon Lefler and Waltena Zalena Sheppard in Othello, Wash.
Rob's father was in the Air Force and the family was stationed in Mountain Home, Idaho, where Ted eventually retired. All Rob's school years we're spent in Mountain Home where he graduated from Mountain Home High School in 1978.
As a kid, Rob spent a lot of time with his horse, helped at his parents' shop, and enjoyed camping and boating with family and friends.
After graduation, Rob worked in Idaho, California, Arizona and Oregon.
In 1996, after returning to Idaho, Rob went to cosmetology school and found what he loved to do. After practicing in Idaho for about a year, Rob took the leap and headed to Seattle. There he formed many lifelong friendships. Eventually, he opened Three's Company Hair Design with his two partners in Edmonds, Wash.
Rob is survived by his brother, Harold (Melody) Lefler of Fairfield, Idaho, and nieces Jessica (Steve) Winings of Mountain Home, Idaho, and Mariah Lefler of Boise, Idaho.
He was proceed in death by his parents.
A memorial celebration of Rob's life will be held Saturday, Oct. 13, at 10:30 a.m. at the Ballinger Lake Golf Course, 23000 Lakeview Dr., Mountlake Terrace, Wash.
Memorial gifts may be made to your favorite charity.