Robert G. “Bob” Cutsinger, 82, of Palmyra, died at 5:40 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 22, 2009, from injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident near Palmyra.


Robert G. “Bob” Cutsinger, 82, of Palmyra, died at 5:40 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 22, 2009, from injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident near Palmyra. 
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2009, at Grand View Funeral Home in Hannibal. The Rev. Tim Goodman will officiate. Burial, with full military honors provided by the Boots-Dickson American Legion Post 174 and the Norfolk-Smith V.F.W. Post 11021, both of Palmyra, will follow at the Grand View Burial Park in Hannibal.  
Visitation will be from noon until time of service Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2009, at the funeral home.
Mr. Cutsinger was born on May 12, 1927, in Willard, Ohio, the son of George T. Cutsinger and Viola Mae Clark Cutsinger. He was married to Doralee V. Harvey on Aug. 6, 1955, in Hannibal, and she preceded him in death on March 4, 1999. He later was married to Gertrude Miller Buss on June 23, 2001, in Palmyra, and she survives.
He is also survived by his sons, Thomas G. (Kathy) Cutsinger of New London, and Timothy J. (Tammy) Cutsinger of Hannibal; his step sons, Robert (Kathy) Douglas of Lutz, Fla., Richard (Carolyn) Douglas of Lincoln, Neb., and Donald (Nancy) Buss of Waukegan, Ill.; his daughter, Carol Wallen of Hannibal; and his step daughters, Donna (Les, Sr.) Stroud of New London, Mo., Carolyn Cummins of Perry, Mo., Mary Lou (Richard) Self of Blue Springs, Mo., Maxine (Homer) Johnson of Warrensburg, Mo., Marlene (Richard) Burns and Mae Ellen (Bill) Moore, both of Salina, Kan., Marsha Buss of Peoria, Ill., and Dawn (Ron) Troxell of Bayliss, Ill. He is also survived by his 39 grandchildren and 52 great grandchildren. 
He was also preceded in death by his parents; his daughter, Glenda Mae Cutsinger; his sister, Virginia Rose; a grandchild, Kyle Wright; and a niece and nephew.
Mr. Cutsinger served in the United States Marine Corps during World War II. He worked for Pinkerton Security for several years, retiring in the 1980s as head of security at the Cannon Dam. He attended Willard High School in Willard, Ohio. He attended the Zion Lutheran Church in Palmyra. He was previously a member of the Mark Twain Emergency Squad and the Boy Scouts of America. He has lived in this area most of his life.
Pallbearers will be Jason Cutsinger, Cody Poor, Ron Troxell, Aaron Paxton, Justin Hudelson, Leslie Stroud Jr. and Brent Hudelson. 
Honorary pallbearers will be Frankie Schwartz and the great grandchildren.
Memorial contributions are suggested to the Northeast Missouri Humane Society.