Robert Norman Nevill, 77, Springfield, Missouri, passed away Monday, January 26, 2009.
He was born September 10, 1931 to Anna and Ernest Nevill in Cabool, Missouri.
Robert was a Korean War veteran and served his country in the U.S. Navy.
He was united in marriage to Jerry Anne Colley on April 5, 1953.
Robert was a member of Abou Ben Adhem Shrine in Springfield. He was an avid fisherman and traveled the country on various fishing trips.
Robert was preceded in death by his parents; two sons, Ernie and Bobby Nevill; and a brother, Bill Nevill.
He is survived by his loving wife, Jerry Anne; a son, David Allen Nevill and wife Angela; a daughter, Grace Anne Nevill and companion Tom; a sister, Berniece Dotson; four granddaughters, Karridy Anne, Whitney Lynn, MacKenzie Anne and Nikki Renae; a great-granddaughter, Ally Lynn; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held at 10:00 a.m. Friday, January 30, 2009, in Gorman-Scharpf Brentwood Chapel, Springfield, with Dr. Pat Ward officiating. Burial was in Missouri Veterans Cemetery with full military honors.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Glenstone Baptist Church-Walnut House, 413 S. Glenstone Avenue, Springfield, MO 65802.