Lennis A. (Bob) Bequette(1924 - 2013)

Lennis A. Bequette, 89

Lennis A. (Bob) Bequette, 89, of Mountain Home, AR died Monday, December 16, 2013 at his home.

He was born on Sept 10, 1924 in Cadet, Mo., to the late Lennis Bryant and Mary Margaret Declue Bequette. He was a U.S. Army veteran. He was a member of Redeemer Lutheran Church in Mountain Home. Most of all, he was an avid fisherman and supplied fish to so many family and friends over the years.

Survivors include his wife of 66 years, Bernice H. Bequette of the home; and three children, Dennis Bequette (Sandy) of Eolia, MO., Debra Bequette (David) of Gulf Breeze, FL., and Renee Dooling (Jerry) of Holt Summit, MO.; one brother, Matthew (Popeye) Bequette of Pevely, MO.; one sister, Mary (Pete) Gideon of Desoto, Mo.; five grandchildren, Tim Bequette, Mark Bequette, Paul Bequette, Jenny Baxter and Jason Baxter; three step-grandchildren, Megan Dooling, Jerry Dooling and Hope Dooling; six great-grandchildren, Alec Bequette, Garrett Bequette, Luke Bequette, Gavin Bequette, Kaylea Bequette and Kennedy Bequette; three step-great-grandchildren, Steven Fried, Tara Fried and Drew Warren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; four brothers, Adrian, Sylvester (Tip), Paschal (Pard) and Francis (Carl); and two sisters, Marjorie and Janice.

Per his request, there will be no visitation, but a memorial service will be planned in the near future for family and friends, to be held near St Louis, Mo.

Memorials can be sent to Dennis Bequette, 233 Femmer Dr, Eolia, MO. 63344.

Any gifts received will be given to Lennis' caregivers who labored in love to provide his care the last few years of his life. Arrangements are by Roller Funeral Home. Visit www.rollerfuneralhomes.com for an online guestbook.

Funeral Home

Roller-Chenal Funeral Home
13801 Chenal Parkway Little Rock, AR 72211
(501) 224-8300

Published in Baxter Bulletin on Dec. 20, 2013