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Bobby R. Stubblefield, a beloved resident of Cuba, Missouri, passed away at the age of 95 on December 16, 2023, surrounded by his loving family at Victorian Place. Bobby was born on September 18, 1928, in St. Louis, Missouri to Robert O. and Mary E. (Rust) Stubblefield.
On May 10, 1952, Bobby married the love of his life, Bernadene Williams, at the First Baptist Church of Cuba. Together they were blessed with two children, Daniel and Dale.
Bobby was a graduate of Cuba High School's "Class of 1947" and went on to honorably serve his country in the United States Navy from 1947 to 1951. He dedicated six months to the Naval Reserves and an additional six years to the Army Reserves. In 1989, Bobby retired as an Engineer from Terminal Railroad Association of St. Louis and returned to his hometown where he worked for twenty years at Peoples Bank.
Throughout his life, Bobby actively participated in various organizations and clubs within the community. He was a member of Trinity Chapel and devoted 72 years to being a member of Cuba Masonic Lodge #312 A.F. & A.M., Scottish Rite 33rd degree, and Moolah Shrine. Bobby held positions such as Past President and Captain of the Moolah YOMO Unit.
In his leisure time, he enjoyed boating at Indian Hills and passionately supported the St. Louis Cardinals.
Bobby is preceded in death by his parents Robert O. and Mary E. (Rust) Stubblefield, his wife Bernadene "Bernie" (Williams) Stubblefield, his son Dale Stubblefield, as well as his brother-in-law Billy Williams and wife Betty Williams.
He leaves behind a cherished legacy that will be carried on by his son Daniel and wife Karen Stubblefield of St. Charles, two grandchildren Samantha and husband Adam Hussey of St. Charles, Nicholas and wife Shannen Stubblefield of Auburn, Washington, and great-grandchild Cameon Hussey. He is also survived by his siblings Maggie and husband Don Shelton of Poplar Bluff, Jack and wife Mary Stubblefield of Phoenix, Ginger and husband Ed Windle of Cuba, as well as numerous cousins, nieces, nephews, and countless friends.
The visitation will be held on Wednesday, December 20, 2023, from 5-8 p.m. at Mizell Funeral Home. A Masonic Service will be conducted at 7:00 p.m. to honor Bobby's lifelong membership in the Masonic Lodge.
The funeral service to celebrate Bobby's life will take place on Thursday, December 21, 2023, at 11:00 a.m., also at Mizell Funeral Home with Pastor Todd Holman, officiating.
Following the service, Bobby will be laid to rest with military honors at Kinder Cemetery in Cuba, Missouri.
In lieu of flowers, the family kindly requests that memorial contributions be made to Shriners Hospital for Children in Bobby's name.
The Mizell Funeral Home of Cuba is honored to be serving the family of Bobby R. Stubblefield.