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Robert B. Zook, 93, of Raytown, passed away Thursday, Jan 20, 2011 at his home. Robert was born June 19, 1917 in St. Louis, Missouri. He is preceded in death by a sister, Alberta; a son, Patric and a grandson, Mike Lovick. He is survived by his wife of 71 years, Lena Mary; a son, Robert; a daughter, Betty Belk; 8 grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren and 9 great great grandchildren.
Robert served in WWII as an M.P., he was a sharpshooter and received a Victory Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, EAME Ribbon and 4 Bronze Stars between 1943 and 1945. After the war he worked for Missouri Pacific railroad for 10 years before beginning his 37 year long career with American Family Insurance in Raytown.
Visitation will be held Wed, Jan 26 at Heartland Cremation & Burial Society at 12:00 pm followed by a funeral service at 1:00pm. Burial will take place at Brooking Cemetery immediately after the service.