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Robert "Bob" Herring
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Obituary for Robert "Bob" Herring

Robert “Bob” Herring

Robert “Bob” Herring, 83, died peacefully Sunday, September 24, 2017, following his battle with Alzheimer’s.
He is survived by his five children: Sheila Crittendon and spouse Harold Crittendon, Nancy Wakefield, Kristi Schottel and spouse Philip Schottel, Bub Herring and spouse Lisa Herring, and Glenda Watts. He is also survived by his seven grandchildren and close friends.
Robert attended Faucett High School, where he played football alongside lifelong friend Red Herline. Robert was an avid fisher and loved to go on long drives. He worked for 30 years at Southwestern Bell. Robert is known for his bold and ornery personality. He will be remembered by his many loved ones.
“Kiss my bass!”
Farewell Services 1:00 P.M. Thursday, Horigan Chapel. Interment Mount Olivet Cemetery. Flowers are appreciated and for those wishing to make a contribution, the family requests they be made to St. Francis Catholic Church. Online guest book and obituary at

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Memorial Service




1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Horigan Chapel at Mount Olivet

2600 Lovers Ln
St. Joseph, MO 64506

Cemetery Details


Mount Olivet Cemetery

St. Joseph, MO

Memorial Contribution

St. Francis Catholic Church


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