Bobby Wayne “Bob” Lombard
Bobby Wayne “Bob” Lombard, 80, of Wheaton, passed away Friday, Dec. 15, 2017, at his home.
He was born Oct. 16, 1937, in Garfield, Ark., to Henry and Ansy (Mahurin) Lombard. On Dec. 21, 1957, he was united in marriage to Sharon “Kay” Stewart, who survives. Additional survivors include: one son, Lindy Lombard and his wife Debbie of Wheaton; one sister, Linda Belisle of Neosho; two grandsons, Stuart Lombard and his wife Jessica and Taylor Lombard, all of Wheaton; and three great-grandchildren. Preceding him in death were his parents; one brother, Carrol Lombard and three sisters, Louise Wilkinson, Idella Trick and Betty Shockley.
He graduated from Wheaton High School in 1955. In 1960 he became an agent for MFA insurance, which is now Shelter Insurance. He and his wife Kay both retired from the insurance business after 42 years of service.
In 1955, he joined the Wheaton Fire Department where he served actively for 62 years. He also served as mayor for the City of Wheaton in the early 1970s.
He was a member of the Wheaton United Methodist Church.
Funeral services were held Tuesday at the new Wheaton Fire Station on Highway W under direction of McQueen Funeral Home. Burial was at Muncie Chapel Cemetery in Wheaton.
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