Robert A. Spurgeon, age 91 of Eminence, MO., passed away Wednesday, June 26, 2019 at Rolla Manor. Robert was born on September 7, 1927 in Eminence, MO., a son to the late Charles A. and Gertrude (Spratt) Spurgeon.
Robert attended school in Eminence, MO., before joining the United States Army, serving in WWII and the Korean War. Robert enjoyed fishing, golf, boating and spending time on the Jacks Fort River and taking drives in the country.
Survivors include four children: Richard Spurgeon of Salem, MO., Pam Ragan and her husband Chris of Licking, MO., Roberta Hobson and her husband Curt of Licking, MO., Stanley Spurgeon of Eminence, MO., 9 grandchildren, 19 great grandchildren, 7 great great grandchildren, a special lifelong friend Jeanne Spurgeon of Licking, MO. and numerous nieces and nephews and a host of other family and friends.
In addition to his parents, Robert is preceded in death by one brother, Charles Spurgeon, two sisters, Rozenna Brumley and Vivian Blunkal, and one granddaughter, Sara J. Reynolds.
Memorial services are pending at this time. Inurnment will be in the Spurgeon Family Cemetery in Eminence, MO.
In lieu of flowers expressions of sympathy may be made to the Spurgeon Family Cemetery Fund 20536 Highway 32 Licking, Mo.65542.