Bob E. Rumley Sr., 64, of Gray Summit passed away on Monday, January 20, 2020. Bob was born on July 19, 1955, in Greencastle, Indiana to the late Fred and Cloradean (nee Winkler) Rumley and on January 6, 1990, he married Debbie Schneider in St. Louis. Bob was a straight shooter who spoke his mind, he was always warm and friendly to friends and family. He loved to share his wonderful sense of humor and his Dream Catcher creations with the people who surrounded him. He was an avid fan of Westerns, cowboy boots, and the outdoors. But truly what Bob loved the most was his family, he loved long afternoons and evenings helping Meghan with her softball skills or cheering her on, bonding with his dogs through training, and spending time with the love of his life for over 30 years, Debbie.
A visitation will be held on Saturday, January 25, 2020, from 3 pm until the Celebration of Life at 5 pm at Nieburg-Vitt, Thiebes, Funeral Home. Interment will be private. Memorial donations are appreciated to the American Lung Association or the ASPCA.
Bob is survived by his wife, Debbie of Gray Summit; two children, Bobby Rumley of Evansville, Indiana and Meghan Rumley-Miller and husband Clayton Miller of Gray Summit; three siblings, Kip Rumley and wife Kristy, David Rumley and wife Lisa, and Tonia Beeler and husband David, all of Indiana; two grandchildren, Erica and Ryan; mother-in-law, Beverly Schneider of Pacific; siblings-in-law, Mary Hayden of Arnold, Kathy McKinley and husband Rick of Arnold, Judy Hines and husband Roger of O’Fallon, Missouri, and Sandy Williams and husband Mark of Eureka; three dogs, Harley the Black Labrador and Jade and Major, the German Shepherd Dogs; other relatives and many friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents; step-father, Buddy Barrentine; father-in-law, Bob Schneider; and two siblings, Trudy and John Rumley.
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