Robert S. Guthrie, of Bella Vista, Ark., died peacefully at his home on Nov. 9, 2012.
Bob was born to Pete and Noveta Guthrie on June 27, 1944. His parents, sister, Sue and son, Steve, preceded him in death.
After coming to the area in 1996, Bob was employed by Marks/Anderson Electric and Plumbing Supply in 1997. The employees and staff were considered some of his closest friends during his 14 years with the company. He considered area plumbers and electricians not only as valuable customers but friends as well.
Survivors include his wife, Linda Guthrie, of Bella Vista, Ark.; his son, Jim Guthrie (Olivia), of Springfield, Mo.; daughter, Ann Applebee (Rob), of Anchorage, Alaska; stepsons, Rick Johnson (Susan), of Pea Ridge, Ark., Russ Johnson (Kathie), of Owasso, Okla.; 12 grandchildren and his loyal canine companion, Maxwell.
Visitation will be held from 1 p.m. until service time at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012 at the First Christian Church, Monett, Mo. Burial will be at the Spring River Cemetery in Verona, Mo.
Arrangements are by the Bella Vista Funeral Home and Crematory, 2258 Forest Hills Blvd, Bella Vista, Ark., 72715.
In lieu of floral donations, the family request donations to be made to the Bella Vista Animal Shelter.
Online condolences may be made at www.funeralmation.com.