Robert Thomas ‘Bob’ Minnick passed away at this home Aug. 17, 2013.
Bob was born the only child of Reyburn Jacob Minnick and Mildred F. (Freeman) Minnick, Oct. 17, 1930 in Hardin.
Bob joined the Navy in 1951 serving as a seaman abourd the U.S.S. San Doval for three years and 364 days during the Korean War. Bob worked for Appliance Moving and Haggard Heavy Haulng until he retired to be a full time farmer.
Bob married Glenda Lamb May 24, 1958. The were married for 55 years, to this union there were three sons, Andrew Paul, Reyburn Thomas Christopher, and Mark David Jacob Minnick.
Survivors include his wife, Glenda of the home, sons Andy and significant other, Karen Rimmer, Chris and wife Carmen, Mark and wife Kristen and extended daughter Rita Bunn, all of Richmond. Also surviving are five grandchildren; Chance Christianson Minnick, Clinton Jacob Minnick, Ashely Renee (Minnick) Clark, Tyler Matthew Minnick and Cheyane Marie Minnick all of Richmond.
Memorial services to be held at 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 21 at Polley Funeral Home, Excelsior Springs, with visitation preceding at 6 p.m. The family requests in lieu of flowers donations be made to Todd’s Chapel Cemetery. Inurnment will be held at a later date.
Arrangements by Polley Funeral Home, Excelsior Springs, www.polleyfuneralhome.com