Tributes To Bob Mattingly

Bob Mattingly, life-long trade union militant, socialist, andóunder the pen name Charles Walkerólabor journalist, passed away May 27. He was 71. In recent years he had maintained a web site, Labor Tuesday

There will be a memorial meeting for Bob, organized by his family, in his hometown of Oakland, California, on June 12, at 1 p.m. at the Chapel of the Chimes, 4499 Piedmont Ave. Memorial messages are welcomed and encouraged: jmackler@locrian. com

We reprint here a tribute to Bob by the editor of  Labor Standard and also one of Bob's favorite articles.

The Passing of a Tough but Gentle Spirit
For May Day, Remembering Vincent St. John

Messages To Memorial Meeting
Bill Onasch  Paul LeBlanc  Dave Riehle