RALPH A. BOBBITT
1928 - 2014
BORN
1928
DIED
2014
FUNERAL HOME
Speaks Suburban Chapel
18020 E. 39th St. S
Independence, MO
On October 22, 2014, Ralph Bobbitt passed away at 86 years of age at his home in Independence, Missouri. A memorial service will be held at the Stone Church in Independence, MO on Nov. 2nd at 4p.m. Ralph was born in Houston, TX. He graduated with honors from Regan HS in 1945 and accepted a combined basketball and football scholarship from Rice University. One sportswriter opined that he was possibly the best defensive basketball player in the Southwest Conference. While at Rice, Ralph was also a standout vocalist with the university's opera club, according to the Houston Chronicle. In three years, Ralph graduated from Rice University with a double major in biology and chemistry. After marrying his high school sweetheart, the former Burdina Root, Ralph became a full-time minister for his church. Ralph then obtained his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the University of Texas. He was a college professor at Graceland University for 21 years. By the life that he lived, Ralph had a profound impact on everyone that he met, always pointing everyone to the Lord Jesus! Online condolences may be expressed at www.speakschapel.com (Arrangements: Speaks Suburban Chapel 816-373-3600) Speaks Suburban Funeral Home, 18020 E 39th St, Independence, MO 64051, 816-373-3600


Published by Kansas City Star on Oct. 26, 2014.
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MEMORIAL EVENTS
Nov
2
Memorial service
4:00p.m.
Stone Church
Independence, MO
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Sorry to learn of Bun's death. Went to junior and senior high with him. Last saw him at the Reagan 1995 graduation dinner. My condolences to the family. Jack Jones
November 2, 2014
My sincere condolences for your loss. May the 'God of all Comfort' help you to endure this difficult time. Psalms 119:76
Dee
November 2, 2014
Saddened to learn of Ralph's passing. He was a friend in Texas who always inspired me with his energy and willingness to witness for Jesus.
Carol Freeman Braby
October 30, 2014
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