Robert J Bone

June 30, 1944 ~ November 15, 2023 (age 79) 79 Years Old
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Robert Bone Obituary

Robert “Baby Joe” Bone, 79 of Ogallala, NE died Wednesday, November 15, 2023, at Great Plains Health in North Platte, NE.

Robert was born June 30, 1944, in Pleasant Hill, AR to Powell and Lois (Winfree) Bone. As a young child, the family moved to Yuma, AZ and he attended Yuma public schools and graduated from Yuma High School in 1962.

Robert met Barbara Parsons and they were married in 1967 in Yuma, AZ, where Robert worked for Greyhound.  In 1988 Robert and Barbara divorced.

Robert continued working for Greyhound until his retirement in 2006. Robert traveled until settling down in Ogallala, NE.

Robert is preceded in death by both his parents, two brothers, and a sister.

Robert is survived by two sons; Chris Bone of Ogallala, NE, and Robert (Annie) Bone of Longmont, CO; two daughters; Seana Blankenfeld of Ogallala, NE, and Melani Bone of Brule, NE; one brother Don (Mona) Bone of Tucson, AZ; four granddaughters; Amanda (Tommy) Turnure of Ogallala, NE, Kaitlyn (Talon) Richardson of Ogallala, NE, Olivia (Conner) Stevens of Roscoe, NE and Alyssa Bone of Longmont, CO; three grandsons; Shawn Bone of Ogallala, NE, Kyle Blankenfeld of California and Ryan Blankenfeld; and three great-grandchildren.

A memorial service will take place on Saturday, December 16, 2023, at 10:00 A.M. at Draucker Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Bobby Brueggeman officiating of the Church of Christ of Ogallala.

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