JOPLIN, MO — Robert E. "Rob" Bateson Jr., age 47, of Joplin, has gone to be with His Lord and Savior as the result of injuries received in a tornado on May 22, 2011. Born April 14, 1964, in Bowling Green, Ohio, he lived in Joplin most of his lifetime. A licensed master plumber, he was both self-employed and did some contract work. For the past eight months he was employed at Modine. A Christian, he was a member of Central Christian Center in Joplin. Survivors include his parents, Karen and Dan Mitchell, of Joplin, Robert E. Bateson Sr. and Donna, of Sevierville, Tenn.; three children, Eric Davis, Jamie Peavler and Mariah Bateson; three grandchildren; five sisters, Diane Wood and Jack, of Miami, Okla., Teresa Worley, of Neosho, Kim Kemp and Brian, of Columbus, Ohio, Julie Hudson, of Pineville, Mo., and Ruth Buxton and Curt, of Webb City; two brothers, James T. Brummett and Eric A. Brummett; paternal grandmother, Thelma Mitchell, of Webb City; many aunts, uncles, cousins and extended family. Robert was loved by his family and he loved his family. Rob, we¹ll miss your beautiful smiling face and twinkling eyes... We love you so very much. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Central Christian Center with Rev. Doug Wilkerson officiating. Interment will follow in Saginaw Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 10 a.m. Wednesday until service time at the church. Arrangements are under the direction of Parker Mortuary. Online condolences may be made at www.parkermortuary.com
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