Bob Blundell PLAINS-Bob Blundell, 82, passed from life on Nov. 15, 2012. Graveside services will be 2 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2012, in Plains/Yoakum County Cemetery. Personal services have been entrusted to Plains Memorial Chapel/Mark A. Jones Funeral Directors of Seagraves. He was born Jan. 12, 1930, to Lee and Jewel Blundell in Oklahoma City, Okla. Bob, lovingly referred to as Sweet Ole Bob, was a great guy who had a heart of gold and treated everyone he met with a special kind of love and friendship. Memories of him will be cherished and greatly missed by all who knew him. Bob served honorably in the Air Force during the Korean War. He was awarded the Distinguished Flying Service Award with gold clusters for 55 missions over North Korea. He married the love of his life, Billie Guetersloh, on July 19, 1952. Most of their married life was spent in Plains, Texas. He was a member of the American Legion, charter member of Yoakum County Golf Club, member of Plains United Methodist Church, and an avid sports fan. He leaves behind his wife, Billie of Raider Ranch, and two sons, Bob Blundell Jr. and wife Judi of Carlsbad, N.M., and Chris Blundell and wife Vicki of Plains. He is also survived by his beloved granddaughter, Krystle and husband, Marte Pierce' his golfing buddy grandson, Kelsey Blundell; his great-grandson, Cooper Pierce; granddaughter, Alison and husband Keith Counts, and great-grandchildren Kinley and Kooper Counts; and his grandson, Johnathan Stroud and wife Melissa Ames, and great-grandson, Christian Ames. He was preceded in death by his parents; his brother, Mickey Blundell; and brother-in-law, Roy Guetersloh. The family would like to thank the wonderful staff at Raider Ranch and Interim Hospice of Lubbock for their very special kind of love and care. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that donations be made to the fight against Alzheimer Disease. Send donations to
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Published in The Lubbock Avalanche-Journal from Nov. 19 to Nov. 20, 2012