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Charles Robert "Bob" Stinson
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Charles Robert “Bob” Stinson

Charles Robert “Bob” Stinson, 86, St. Joseph, Missouri, passed away Monday, July 24, 2017, at his home.
He was born January 18, 1931, to Charles and Vera Stinson in Larned, Kansas.
Bob married Barbara Douglas June 21, 1953, she survives of the home.
He was a retired college counselor and worked for the St. Joseph School District for 25 years.
Bob was a more than 50 year member of Huffman Memorial United Methodist Church. He was a member of the American Legion, Phi Theta Kappa, the Missouri State Teacher’s Association, and the National Education Association. Bob retired as a Missouri Air Guard lieutenant colonel. He enjoyed camping, reading books about history, and traveling.
He was preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Julia Lynn; son, Robert Douglas; sister, Mary Ann; and granddaughter, Shaina Anne Turner.
Survivors include his wife; daughters, Suanne Turner (James), St. Joseph, Missouri, Lisa Jean Baugher (Gary), Woodland Park, Colorado, Kimberly Kaye Armes (Steven), St. Joseph, Missouri; sister, Sue Stinson, St. Joseph, Missouri; granddaughters, Christen Turner-Groff (Justin), Alyssa Turner, Stephanie Palmer (Andy), Miranda Armes, and Cailey Armes; grandsons, Elijah Baugher, Isaac Baugher, Jacob Baugher, and Trevor Armes; and great-granddaughters, Halo Dawn and Lilith Kaye Palmer.
Farewell Services 1:00 P.M. Thursday, Huffman Memorial United Methodist Church. Interment Memorial Park Cemetery. The family will gather with friends noon to 1:00 P.M. Thursday, Huffman Memorial United Methodist Church. Flowers are appreciated and for those wishing to make a contribution, the family requests they be made to Huffman Memorial United Methodist Church. Online guest book and obituary at

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Memorial Park Cemetery

5005 Frederick Ave
St. Joseph , Missouri 64506


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