Robert V. “Bob” Cory

July 14, 2021

Robert V. “Bob” Cory, of Lockwood, Missouri, departed this life on Sunday, July 11, 2021, in the Good Shepherd Community Care and Rehabilitation Facility at the age of 80.

He was born on January 10, 1941 in Petoskey, Michigan, to Milton and Marion (Amstutz) Cory.
Bob was united in marriage to Netta B. Marshall on November 28, 1973 in Camp Pendleton, California. He served his country in the United States Navy during the Vietnam War. Bob worked as a Medical Technician.
He was a member of the Lockwood First Baptist Church, the Navy Reserve, the Lockwood American Legion, and the Lamar VFW.

Preceding him in death were his parents, Milton and Marion Cory; his sister, Shirley (Cory) Assenbauer; and one nephew, Brian Assenbauer.

Survivors include his wife, Netta Cory; six children: Duayne Cory and wife, Susan; Michelle Cory; Fran Smith and husband, Mark; Daniel Cory and wife, Rhonda; Susiette (Cory) Boswell and husband, Andrew; and Paul Cory Lupton and wife, Donna; eleven grandchildren: Haley Harrison, Jorgia Cory, Luke Cory, Earl Cory, Cassandra Cory, Calieb Cory, Devon Smith, Phillip Smith, Devon Lupton, Dylan Lupton, and Addison Lupton; one nephew, Mike Assenbauer; and one niece, Julie (Assenbauer) Huss and husband, David.

Funeral services were held at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, July 18, 2021, at the Lockwood First Baptist Church. Burial followed in the Greenfield Cemetery in Jerico Springs, Missouri.
The family received friends on Sunday at 1:30 p.m. until service time at the church.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Lockwood First Baptist Church or to the American Legion.
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Services were under the care of Lockwood Funeral Chapel.