Funeral services for Robert Tuck Youngblood age 94 of Blue Eye, Missouri will be held at 2:00 PM, Thursday, August 2, 2018 at the Calvary Temple Full Gospel Church near Blue Eye with Pastor Billy Rogers officiating. Burial will follow in the Blue Eye Cemetery in Blue Eye, Missouri under the direction of Greenlawn Funeral Home in Branson.
He passed away peacefully in his home on Saturday, July 28, 2018 surrounded by his family and friends.
Robert was born on November 13, 1923 at Oasis, Missouri. He was the son of Willie and Essie Collier Youngblood. He was a lifelong resident of the area. He was a Master Sargeant in the U.S. Army during WW II in charge of the motor pool and stationed on the European front. Robert had a multitude of careers in his lifetime. He worked for the Missouri Highway Department, MK Construction and established Robert Youngblood Construction Company in the early 1960’s. His first and last was farming and raising limousin cattle.
Robert was a charter member of the Calvary Temple Full Gospel Church in Blue Eye. He was a graduate of the Blue Eye High School and served many years on the Blue Eye School Board and the Stone County Selective Service Board.
He married Nola Irene Johnson on November 21, 1946 and to this union was born six children, Eugene, Wanda, Barbara, Carolyn, Jerry and David.
He is survived by his children; Wanda Lippe (Joe) of Wyandotte, Oklahoma, Barbara Huskey of Blue Eye, Missouri, Carolyn Newman (Andy) of Sullivan, Missouri, Jerry Youngblood (Tahita) of Blue Eye, Missouri and David Youngblood (Michelle) of Branson, Missouri and daughter-in-law Helen Youngblood of Blue Eye, Missouri, nine grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, his loving wife, Nola of 71 years, his eldest son, Eugene Youngblood, brother, Bryce Youngblood and sister, Cliffie Snowden.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday, August 1, 2018 at Greenlawn Funeral Home in Branson from 6:00 until 8:00 PM.
Memorial contributions are suggested to the Calvary Temple Full Gospel Church in his memory.