Robert Bee Branstetter

Tuesday, August 9, 2016

Robert Bee Branstetter, 73, of Kimberling City, passed away Sunday, July 31, 2016, in his home.

He was born May 21, 1943, in Barry County, the son of Bee and Fontella "Furl" (Seitz) Branstetter. On Aug. 18, 1982, he was united in marriage to Joyce Hatcher, who survives. Addotional survivors include: three children, Jim Branstetter, of Fort Smith, Ark., Mona of Marionville, and Beth of San Francisco, Calif.; two stepchildren, Mark Hatcher, of Golden, and Jeannette Carriere, of LaMar; several grandchildren; and several great- grandchildren.

Preceding him in death were his parents, one brother and one sister.

He graduated from high school at Galena. For several years, he was employed as a bus driver and then foreman at Silver Dollar City. He had also worked at Vollenweider's Orchards for a while.

Graveside services were held Friday in Nickerson Cemetery, Kimberling City, under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville. Pastor Jimmie Copley conducted the services.

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