Bobbie Gene “Bob” Lawrence

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Bobbie Gene “Bob” Lawrence, 90 of Washburn, passed away Monday, Oct. 2, 2017, at Cassville Health Care and Rehabilitation.

He was born Sept. 1, 1927, at Washburn the son of Samuel W. and Cleva F. (Boles) Lawrence. On March 23, 1946, he was united in marriage to Norma G. Hickman who preceded him in death on Aug. 9, 2017. Also preceding him in death were his parents and three brothers, Wayne Lawrence, Clyde Lawrence and one in infancy.

Survivors include: two sons, Bryan Lawrence and his wife Thea and David Lawrence and Tammy all of Republic; two daughters, Phyllis Tinsley and her husband Jim of Springfield, and Brenda Whitescarver and her husband Bob of Cassville; nine grandchildren; eighteen great-grandchildren; and four great-great grandchildren.

He grew up and received his education at Washburn. He was a life-long resident of Washburn. He was a U.S. Army Veteran. For several years, he was employed as a towerman for the Missouri Conservation Commission. He was a member of Mt. Zion Baptist Church. Services were held Friday at Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville. Pastor Richard Jones conducted the services. Burial was at Washburn Prairie Cemetery at Washburn.

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