Robert Kennedy, Founder of Oxygen Magazine, Loses Battle With Cancer

Robert Kennedy had faced many battles in his life and overcame them. Unfortunately he was unable to defeat the biggest obstacle of his life, cancer. It’s with a heavy heart and sadness that we share this awful news. Bob passed away today at the age of 73.


News from Robert Kennedy Publishing:

It is with great sadness that we, the staff of Robert Kennedy Publications, announce the passing of Robert Kennedy, our company’s founder and inspirational leader. Bob passed away on April 13, at home after losing his heroic battle with cancer. He was 73 years old. Bob was surrounded by family and friends. He is survived by his beloved wife, Tosca Reno and his four daughters, Chelsea Kennedy, 19, Rachel Corradetti, 27, Kiersten Corradetti, 24 and Kelsey-Lynn Corradetti, 20. Bob’s only son, Braden Robert James Kennedy passed away last March, at the tender age of 23.

Bob’s life work, dedication and impact on bodybuilding, health and fitness has been a source of inspiration to tens of millions of people and his legacy as a pioneer in this field will continue.

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Last weekend long time friend Arnold Schwarzenegger paid Bob a visit in Canada. Tosca Reno shared the memories in her blog and reminds us all that we never know what tomorrow will bring. Her last blog post shared, “Who knows what the night or tomorrow will bring, but we all love you Robert Kennedy. I love you.”

Read Robert’s story and leave a comment at Every one in the bodybuilding and fitness community has been touched by Robert Kennedy whether they met Bob or not. Our thoughts and prayers go out to Bob’s family, friends and staff at RKP. Rest in Peace.

Lead image via RKP.


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