Robert E. "Bob" Gardner

Obituary of Robert E. "Bob" Gardner

Robert E. “Bob” Gardner, 82, St. Joseph, Missouri, passed away Sunday, September 19, 2021. On March 18, 1939 he was born to Bernie and Betsy (Edwards) Gardner in Kirksville, Missouri. Bob served as a proud member of the United States Marines for over 20 years. He enjoyed 40 years of marriage with his wife, Roxie, she survives of the home. Bob was an avid sports fan and enjoyed spending time with his family. Most of all, he loved spoiling his beautiful wife. He was preceded in death by his son, William Lee Gardner. Survivors include his wife; children, Rika, Nancy, Robert, Betty, Bo (Jodie), Keri (Walter), Jody (Becky), Micah; grandchildren, Nick, Stacey, Cassie, Edward, Troy, Chase, Aaron, Chelsea, Josh, Alivia, Shyann, Darrel, Jaylyn, Jody, Dallas, Dash, Baylee, Brynlee; numerous great-grandchildren; siblings, William Gardner, (Big) Nancy Hill, Penny Butler. Cremation under the direction of Simplify Cremations & Funerals.
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