Robert J. Zumwalt I, 67 of Nevada, MO passed away Wednesday, June 16, 2021, at his residence in Nevada, MO following a lengthy illness. Born July 16, 1953, in St. Louis, MO, he was a son of the late Mr. & Mrs. Rollie Don & Irene (Doty) Zumwalt Sr. He married Sherri Highley on July 23, 2016, and she survives. He worked as a Truck Driver and was the owner of Rollaway Express in Dalhort, TX. He served in the U.S. Navy. He was a member of Mine Creek Missionary Baptist Church in Pleaston, Kansas and the Masonic Lodge of New Douglas, IL. He enjoyed fishing, woodworking, and bow hunting.
He is survived by his wife, Sherri Zumwalt of Nevada, MO; 6 children, Tracy Zumwalt of Minneapolis, MN, Robert J. Zumwalt II of Livingston, IL, Aurther Zumwalt of Staunton, IL, Amanda (Chris) Rule of Mayfield, KY, Gary (Katy) Zumwalt of Staunton, IL, and Heather (Richard) Brown of Staunton, IL; 29 grandchildren, 1 great grandchild, 1 Brother- David Zumwalt of Missouri, Numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins also survive.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by 2 brothers, Rollie Don Zumwalt Jr. & Wesley Zumwalt, 1 sister, Rose Clark.
Friends may call from 1 to 2 PM on Tuesday, June 22, 2021, at Williamson Funeral Home in Staunton. Funeral services will follow at 2:00 PM at Williamson Funeral Home with Rev. David Baker officiating. Burial will be held at Memorial Park Cemetery in Staunton. Memorials are suggested to the Family.
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