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Robert Woodrow Chism

Robert Woodrow Chism, 77, of Sturgeon, Missouri, peacefully passed away at his home on Wednesday, November 4, 2020. Robert was born March 28, 1943, to Woodrow Wilson and Frances Byrle (Barron) Chism in Clark, Missouri. He worked for several years for AB Chance Co. in Centralia, Missouri, before retiring. Robert was a member and a deacon at the Sturgeon Baptist Church. He loved God, his family and friends, as well as his church family. He enjoyed fishing, hunting and working with his bird dogs, telling stories (some over and over), playing cards and daily Scrabble games. Watching sports and watching his grandchildren play sports was a great pastime for him. He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Betty Frances Ridgway; and son, Robert Dale Chism. Survivors include his wife of 56 years, Lois (Myers) Chism of Sturgeon, Missouri; daughter, Debra (Lloyd) Gittemeier of Cairo, Missouri; sons: Eric (Vickie) Chism of Sturgeon, Missouri, John Chism of Casper, Wyoming and James (Beth) Chism of Sturgeon, Missouri; brother, James (Marcia) Chism of Sedalia, Missouri; brother-in-law, Steve (Mary) Ridgway of Clark, Missouri; grandchildren: Stephanie (John) Eddy, Christopher (Alexandria) Chism, Morgan (Andrew) Speichinger, Derek Chism, Wyatt Chism, Melia Gittemeier, Gavin Chism, Gage Chism and Wesley Chism; great-grandchildren: Aliya Eddy and Jordan Eddy; as well as numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. A visitation will be held on Sunday, November 8, 2020, from 2:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. at the Million Taylor Funeral Homes of Moberly. Funeral Services will take place on Monday, November 9, 2020, at 11:00 a.m. at Million Taylor Funeral homes with Robert Harrison officiating. Burial will follow at Chapel Grove Cemetery, Clark, Missouri. To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Robert Woodrow Chism please visit our Sympathy Store.

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I remember Robert "Bobby" since I was born him and Lois and all the kids was like family. I think mom and Bobby worked down at AB Chance at the same time .Your family is in our thoughts and prayers .God has another Angel.

Belinda Kitchen Nov 9 2020 12:00 AM

Rob and Cindy Myers purchased the Fields of Europe for the family of Robert Woodrow Chism.

Rob and Cindy Myers Nov 7 2020 12:00 AM

I remember when we gave you Peanut & he was your shadow, now you can see him again. Love & will miss you. Love Sheila ( Colley ) Gochnauer

Sheila Colley Gochnauer Nov 6 2020 12:00 AM

I hold so many cherished memories of you; it is impossible to separate one from the many. So many conversations filled with words of wisdom, of humour, outright laughter, of Grace, of recollection, sometimes words tinged with deep sorrow. Through all you shared with me I saw your faith in, and love for, the Lord and family. I happily share here one of my most joyous moments shared with you. A time you coached me on how to cast a line. You can see the smile on my face, the pure delight in that shared moment. I will hold it forever. Love, always. Jean

Jean Chism Nov 5 2020 12:00 AM