Robert M. Stevens

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Robert M. Stevens, 85, of Cassville, passed away Sunday, June 3, 2018, at Mercy Hospital in Springfield.

He was born in Benton County, Minn., Dec. 14, 1932, to Charles and Lena (Blom) Stevens. On May 17, 1957, in Claremore, Okla., he was united in marriage to Billie Haynes. Survivors include: his wife of 60 years, Billie; his three sons, Roy C. Stevens and his wife Harriet of Denver, Colo., Gordon Stevens and his wife Connie of Thornton, Colo., and Gary Stevens and his wife Kathy of Oceanside, Calif.; one brother, Ed Stevens and his wife Jeanne of Apache Junction, Ariz.; two sisters, Leona Lee of Milaca, Minn., and Ida Mae McKibben of Milaca, Minn.; seven grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Preceding him in death were his parents.

He grew up on a farm in Minnesota and graduated from Milaca High School in 1952. Shortly after graduation he enlisted in the U.S. Air Force, serving in both Korea and Vietnam and retired after 21 years of service. He then worked for Eastman Kodak for 15 years, from which he also retired. He was a member of Cassville First Baptist Church.

Services were held Friday, at Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville. Pastor James Weaver conducted the services. Burial with military honors was at Oak Hill Cemetery in Cassville.

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