The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO

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March 20, 2014

Robert D. "Robbie" Clute

WEBB CITY, Mo. — Robert D. "Robbie" Clute, age 52, of Webb City, Mo., passed away at 1:05 a.m. Tuesday, March 18, 2014, at Mercy Hospital Joplin following a two year illness.

Robbie was born Jan. 1, 1962, the first baby born that year at Freeman Hospital in Joplin and has been living life ever since.

Robbie graduated from Webb City High School in 1980 and was active in baseball, football, wrestling and music. He attended Crowder College on a baseball scholarship. The following years were spent selling fruit and produce until his health declined. Robbie never met a stranger and always loved to tell stories about someone he knew or something he had done.

Robbie is survived by one son, Ryan Clute, his mother, Peggy Clute, one brother, Garry Clute, one sister, Kim Powell and husband, Claude, all of Webb City; a brother-in-law, Wade Palone, Alba, Mo.; two grandchildren, Jackson and Teagan; nieces and nephews, Justin, Josh, Chad, Casey, Whitney, Carson, Cheyann and Tucker; great-nieces and nephews; Madison, Sophia, Jackson and Harper; numerous cousins; and all those who called him Uncle Robbie. He was preceded in death by a son, Petey Clute, his father, Estes Bud Clute and a sister, Shawna Palone.

Memorial services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Webb City Church of the Nazarene with Pastors Nathan Haeck and Joe Morris officiating. Visitation will follow the service.

Cremation arrangements have been entrusted to the Hedge-Lewis Funeral Home, of Webb City, Mo.

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