Robert L. "Bob" Stubinger(1928-2013)

Funeral services for Bob Stubinger, 84, of Troy, Alabama who died Saturday January 5th, 2013 at Baptist Medical Center East in Montgomery will be at 2 pm Friday, January 11th, 2013 at Dillard Funeral Home Chapel in Troy with the Reverend Chase Clower officiating. Visitation will take place between 1 pm and 2 pm prior to his funeral.

Mr. Stubinger was born in Atchison, Kansas on March 20th, 1928, the son of Jacob and Magdalene Bierbaum Stubinger. He was a Class of 1946 graduate of Smith-Cotton High School in Sedalia, Missouri. He entered the U.S. Army shortly after graduation serving two different tours of duty. Among his assignments, he had served in Germany, South Korea, and Vietnam. It was while on an assignment to Fort Rucker, Alabama that he met Beatrice Railey.

They married on April 12th of 1967 and enjoyed going to church, fishing, camping, and the companionship of family and friends through 36 years of wedded bliss. He was a kind and loving man whose great pride in all his children, grandchildren, and family on all sides was beyond measure. Mr. Stubinger was a member of Henderson Baptist Church and is preceded in death by his parents, brother James Charles, sister Ruth Ellen Sims, his wife (Bea), his daughter Jeri Tolbert, step-son Herman Lindsey and step-grandson Danny Lindsey.

Survivors include his sisters Connie (Paul Albin), Carol (Ralph Connor), and Marilyn (Russell Bogard) of Sedalia, grandchildren Christopher Cordle (Deb), Tara Fulmer (Joey), and Callie Cordle all of Alabama; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins; his son-in-law Chuck Tolbert of Crestview, Florida; step-children Jerry Lindsey and Gail Grant, step-grandchildren Mark Taylor (Debbie), David Taylor, Randy Pevehouse, Tasha Rhodes (Mike), Carrmen Jordan (Justin), Cindy Hart (Dave), and Denise Weldon, 18 step-great-grandchildren, 10 step-great-great grandchildren, and step-daughter-in-law Carolyn Linzey all of Alabama.

Pallbearers will be Chris Cordle, Ralph Connor Jr., Ed Durkin, Mark Taylor, David Taylor and Randy Pevehouse.

Honorary Pallbearers are his sole-surviving aunt Cora Genail, Paul Albin, Gene Green, and Gary Genail.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Mr. Stubinger's name to UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center, 1530 3rd Ave. S., NP2501, Birmingham, AL 35294 or Henderson Baptist Church.home.
Published in SedaliaDemocrat.com on Jan. 10, 2013