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Robert "Bob" E. Light

December 4, 1940 — March 29, 2016

Robert "Bob" E. Light

Robert "Bob" Light, age 75, of Belle, passed away Tuesday, March 29, 2016, at St. Mary's Health Center in Jefferson City.

Bob was born on December 4, 1940, in Rolla, a son to the late Bud and Aliene (McDowell) Willams.

He was a 1960 graduate of St. James High School. Following his graduation, Bob entered the United States Air Force and Bob proudly served his country for six years.

On August 15, 1964, Bob was united in marriage to Leah Yvonne Walters in Bland. Yvonne survives in their home at Belle.

Bob was employed at the Chrysler plant in Fenton for 25 years before retiring. After retirement, he worked for the City of Belle for 17 years and was currently serving as an Alderman for the city.

Bob enjoyed woodworking and building bird houses, watching T.V., playing Nintendo, and games on his computer. He liked doing mechanic work and loved his St. Louis Cardinal Baseball. His greatest joy was spending time with his grandchildren and his family.

In addition to his wife of 50 years, Bob is survived by: two daughters, Robin Y. Van Meter and her husband Mark of Camdenton and Wendy D. Light of Belle; five grandchildren, Cody James, Bobby Shanks, Tony Benson, Tasha Ramos, and Shelby James; two great-grandchildren, Anthony "Turtle" Benson, Jr. and Lincoln Benson; one sister, Pat Holmes of St. James as well as many extended family members and friends.

Bob was preceded in death by his parents.

Visitation will be held from 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Friday, April 1, 2016, at the Assembly of God Church in Belle. Funeral Services will follow at 3:00 p.m. with Bro. Bill Perkins officiating. Interment will be in the Belle City Cemetery with full Military Honors.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to the family of Robert "Bob" Light.

Arrangements are under the direction of Sassmann's Chapel, Belle, MO. (859-3712)
www.sassmannschapel.com


SERVICES
Interment

Friday, April 01, 2016

Belle City Cemetery
Swanson Street
Belle, Missouri 65013

Visitation

Friday, April 01, 2016
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Assembley of God Church
1st Street
Belle, Missouri 65013

Funeral Service

Friday, April 01, 2016
3:00 PM

Assembley of God Church
1st Street
Belle, Missouri 65013

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