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Bobby Grace 81, of St. Joseph, Missouri

Funeral Service Rupp Funeral Home Tuesday, April 24, 2018 10:00 AM Email Details 6054 Pryor Ave St. Joseph, Missouri 64504 Family to receive friends Rupp Funeral Home Monday, April 23, 2018 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Email Details 6054 Pryor Ave St. Joseph, Missouri 64504

Posted: Apr 23, 2018 9:31 AM

Bobby Grace 81, of St. Joseph, Missouri passed away Friday, April 20, 2018 in St. Joseph, MO. He was born May 10, 1936 in St. Joseph, MO, son of the late Evelyn and Otis Grace. He graduated from Benton High School in 1954. He was a dance instructor for Arthur Murray's, and worked at the St. Joe Packaging company for 38 years. He worked over 50 hours a week but still had time to be an amazing husband, dad, grandfather, uncle, and neighborhood mentor. Bobby was a truly caring man, patient, very kind and considerate, and quick to laugh and have fun. He also enjoyed a positive attitude and the simple things. He loved life, his family, his buddies bowling, all kinds of music, dancing, classic cars, pets, gardening, and traveling to different casinos. He will be missed so much by all of us. Bobby was preceded in death by his parents, a son Jeff Grace, three sisters, Betty Murphy, Charlene Kendall, and Barbara Jene Grace. Survivors include, wife, Sharon Grace of the home, two daughters, Kim (Ronnie) Smith, and Barb (Jim) Weathermon of St. Joseph, MO, grandchildren, Amanda, William, Aaron, Ashley, Angie, Jaime, Sean, Dustin, Dylan, & Elias, great grandchildren, Leo, Braxton, Lukas, Korbyn, Brooklyn, Aubrey, Toby & Lily, also multiple nieces & nephews & great nieces & nephews. Funeral Services: 10:00 am, Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at Rupp Funeral Home, Scott Jensen officiating. The family will receive friends from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM on Monday at the Rupp Funeral Home. The Interment will be at the Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorials are requested to the American Cancer Society, or the Friends of the Shelter.

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