HANSHAW, ROBERT D. "BOB" - Howell County, Missouri | ROBERT D. "BOB" HANSHAW - Missouri Gravestone Photos

Robert D. "Bob" HANSHAW

Howell Memorial Park Cemetery
Howell County,
Missouri

Jun 13, 1923
Jul 8, 2009

Funeral services for Robert D. (Bob) Hanshaw, 86, West Plains, were Saturday, July 11, 2009, in the Rose Chapel, Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Mr. Hanshaw died at 11:45 a.m., Wednesday, July 8, 2009, in Ozarks Medical Center. He was born June 13, 1923, in Clinton, Okla., to Addie E. and Cora Bea Webb Hanshaw. He graduated from the Peace Valley High School, Peace Valley, Mo., with the Class of 1941. On Aug. 4, 1943, Mr. Hanshaw was married at Salem, Ark., to Johna Louise Roberts and in 2008, the couple celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary. Before his retirement, he was employed by Rader Electric as an appliance repairman, and was this area's original "Maytag Repairman." After his retirement, he enjoyed working on the family farm, raising cattle, driving his tractor and bush hogging. Mr. Hanshaw was a member of Berean Baptist Church for more than 57 years and was an ordained deacon in the church for 42 years; he enjoyed his church. He is survived by his wife, Johna Hanshaw, of the family home; two children, Barbara Brown, husband, Doyle and Kenneth Hanshaw, wife, Judy, all of West Plains, Mo.; four grandchildren, Jason Brown, wife, Deborah, Jeffery Hanshaw, wife, Melinda, Jodi Morrison, husband, Brian, all of West Plains, Mo., and Cindy Tooley, husband, Travis, of Willow Springs, Mo.; 13 great-grandchildren, Tabitha, Zachary, Wacey, Jonathan, Heather, Brandon, Jacob, Niki, Allie, Katie, Austin, Afton and Alec; three sisters, Margaret Ruberson of St. Joseph, Mo., Dot Gilliam, Springfield, Mo., and Florence Vulgamott, husband, Charley, St. Joseph, Mo.; one brother, William Hanshaw, wife, Shirley, Riverside, Mo.; one sister-in-law, Ann Aid, husband, Joe, Tyler, Texas; and many nieces and nephews. His parents; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Ralph and Emo Roberts; and five brothers-in-law, Robert Cunningham, Herbert Ogle, Orville Gilliam, Ben Ruberson and Roy Roberts, precede him in death. Mr. Hanshaw enjoyed his family and friends and the highlight of the year for him was to be with his family at the annual "Hanshaw Reunion." He will be greatly missed, as will his wonderful laugh and his great sense of humor, by his wife, children, grandchildren and all who knew him. Burial was at Howell Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Gideons International and left at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. [Howell County News]

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Submitted: 6/8/16 • Approved: 6/8/16 • Last Updated: 4/5/18 • R792847-G0-S3

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