Robert Lee ‘Bob’ Stanbrough, 85, of Guthrie, OK passed away on Saturday May 20, 2017 surrounded by his family. He was born on August 16, 1931 in Coyle, OK to Emma (Boyce) and Robert Stillman Stanbrough.
Bob graduated from Coyle High School in 1949. He married the love of his life, Charlene Henderson on June 1, 1952. Bob served eight years in the United States Air Force receiving his honorable discharge in 1959. Bob spent 27 years working for Cain’s Coffee. His part time, but most beloved job, was raising cattle on their farm in Logan County. Bob and Charlene retired to their Guthrie residence in 2007.
Bob is survived by his wife Charlene, daughters Elizabeth (David) Hull of Edmond, Sharla (Tommy) Weaver of Wheeler, TX and Nancy (Marsh) Powell of Guthrie. Bob is survived by the following grandchildren: John (Christie) Blackburn, Renee (Kris) Haynes, Erica (Daniel) Highsmith, Kristina (Brig) Hull, Lauren (Brandon) Chick, Leslie Weaver, Tyler Powell, Brooke (Dylan) Harman and eight great- grandchildren. Heis also survived by his sister Lila Longan of Coyle along with numerous nieces and nephews.
Bob was a life time supporter of OSU. He especially enjoyed Cowboy baseball and basketball as he played both sports during his high school days. Bob’s work ethic was honed during the Great Depression as he worked outside of the home to help support his widowed mother at the age of 10. He will always be admired for his honesty, integrity and his unending love for his immediate and extended family.
Bob was preceded in death by his parents, sisters Virginia (Jack) Hare, Marie (James) Duffey, brother D.C. Phillips and sister in law Carol (Marvin) Davis.
Services will be held at 1:30 PM, Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at the First Christian Church in Guthrie. Interment will be held at Clarkson Cemetery in Coyle. Services are under the direction of Smith-Gallo Funeral Home.
Visitation will be from 2 to 8 PM on Tuesday at the Smith Gallo Funeral home in Guthrie.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the First Christian Church in Guthrie.
The family would like to thank Companion Healthcare and Golden Age Nursing Home for the wonderful care given to Bob.
Friends may sign the online guestbook at www.smithgallo.com
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