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Robert “Bob” Sarver 84, of Raytown, Mo. went home Friday May 24, 2013 after a 20 year struggle with heart disease.
Bob was born on February 9, 1929. He proudly served four years in the Navy aboard a destroyer in the Korean War. Bob was a loyal employee of the Kansas City Southern Railway for 43 years. He loved to fish, travel, pheasant hunt, dance, sing, watch sports and eat. He was a loving husband, father, and grandfather.
He was preceeded in death by his parents, 5 brothers, and 2 sisters. Survivors include his wife of 63 years, Mary. Daughters Diana Peters, Karen Browning (Rick), Cheryl Isom and sons Paul and James; brother Don Sarver (Manetta) and sister Pat Murphy (Jerry); five grandchildren Alicia, Chris, Angela, Daniel, and Cherie; and six great-grandchildren Marisa, Jackson, Grace, Sophia, Titus, and Rocklyn.
A celebration of his life will be held Thursday, May 30, at Heartland Funeral Home, 6113 Blue Ridge Blvd., Raytown, Mo. Visitation will be held from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. followed by the service.
The family wishes to express appreciation to the staff and caretakers at Mid America Heart Institute and St. Luke’s Hospice.
The family requests that contributions be made to St. Luke’s Hospice, 3100 Broadway, Suite 300, Kansas City, Mo. 64111