The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO

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February 18, 2014

Robert "Bob" Merrill

CARTHAGE, Mo. — Robert "Bob" Lee Merrill passed away at home on Feb. 14, 2014, at the age of 80. The oldest of three sons, Bob was born on Oct. 14, 1933, to Raymond Linwood Merrill and Mary Frances Armentrout.

Bob served proudly in the United States Air Force for 27 years. He retired as a Chief Master Sergeant, the highest noncommissioned rank attainable in the U.S. Air Force

Bob is survived by his wife, Ann; daughters, Linda and Michelle; stepson, Jamie; stepdaughters, Karen and Krissy; and a wealth of grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Bob is also survived by his brother, Jack and sister-in-law, Marcia.

There will be a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m.  Thursday, Feb. 20, at St. Ann's Catholic Church on the corner of 10th and Clinton in Carthage, Mo. Inurnment will be in Park Cemetery with military honors. Rosary and visitation will be from 7 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 19, at Ulmer Funeral Home.

Bob was a great husband and father. We will miss you, Chief!

Online condolences may be made at www.ulmerfh.com

Arrangements are under the direction of Ulmer Funeral Home.

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