Robert James Kirk

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Robert James Kirk, 82, Nevada, Mo., passed away on Friday, April 25, 2014, at Nevada Regional Medical Center. He was born on Dec. 31, 1931, in St. Louis, Mo., to Oscar Thumb and Elizabeth Kirk.

Robert lived his early life in St. Louis before moving to Higginsville, then to Nevada in 1972. This area has been his home since that time. He was known by the nicknames of "Cowboy," "Bobby," and "Grandpa Kirk." Robert always had a place in his heart for dogs and music and loved sugar cookies with frosting.

Survivors include his extended family and many friends. He was preceded in death by his parents.

Funeral services are scheduled for 11 a.m., today, at Ferry Funeral Home, Nevada. Interment will follow at a later date.

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