Obituary: Charles Robert 'Bob' Moyers, 88, of Hannibal

Bob Moyers
Posted: Jun. 29, 2019 5:50 pm

Charles Robert "Bob" Moyers, 88, of Hannibal, passed away at 10:52 a.m. Friday, June 28, 2019, at Maple Lawn Nursing Home in Palmyra.

Funeral services will be at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 3, 2019, at the James O'Donnell Funeral Home in Hannibal. Rev. Stacie Williams will officiate. 

Burial with full military rites by Emmette J. Shields American Legion Post No. 55 will be at Grand View Burial Park. in Hannibal.

Visitation will be from 1:30 p.m. until the time of services Wednesday at the funeral home.

Bob was born July 15, 1930, in Hannibal to Charles "Ike" F. and Goldie May Welch Moyers.

He was married to Betty Jean Reed Herring on Sept. 7, 1996. She survives.

Other survivors include four stepchildren, Leroy Herring (Kathy) of Hannibal, Linda Wood of Hannibal, Debbie Baker (Rick) of Perry, and Terry Herring (Deb) of New London; three sisters, Claudette Gilmore (Charles) of Hannibal, Bonnie Williams (Kenny) of Hannibal and Gloria Hendren (Larry) of New London; and one brother, Dan Moyers of Long Beach, Miss.  He is also survived by nine grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandson. 

Bob was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers, Leo Moyers, George L. Moyers and Bill Moyers; and three sisters, Bernadine Earnest, Patricia Peters and Neva Ball.

Bob was a United States Navy veteran. He served his country proudly during the Korean Conflict.

He was a member of the Emmette J. Shields American Legion Post No. 55 in Hannibal.

Professionally Bob worked as an electrician for a naval base in California.

Bob was an active member of Arch United Methodist Church. He enjoyed listening to old country music and he also played guitar.

He and his wife enjoyed traveling to Texas yearly in addition to trips to California, Mexico and Hawaii. Bob loved "Frog Leg" night at Royal Gardens Chinese Restaurant, pumpkin pie with whipped cream, and strawberry rhubarb pie. He was an avid San Francisco 49ers fan.

Bob had no children of his own but treated his stepchildren and grandchildren like they were his own.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hannibal Nutrition Center or Arch United Methodist Church.

Pallbearers will be Mr. Moyers grandsons.

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