Robert F. Westgate Sr., 59, Neosho, entered into rest on May 4, 2013, at Freeman West Hospital following a lengthy illness.
He was born Sept. 26, 1953 in Buzzards Bay, Maine, to John and Lucille (Provost) Westgate.
Robert worked as a chef in the U.S. Army and then when he was a civilian in the private sector. He had many hobbies and loved all of them. He would build car models, create woodworking projects, put together puzzles and go to yard sales.
Robert is survived by his children; Robert Westgate, Jr., Pineville, Johnathan Westgate, Joplin, Tina Estep, Neosho, Jennifer Sanders, Southwest City; seven grandchildren; and sister, Sue Westgate Duffy, Marion, Maine.
The body has been cremated and a memorial visitation will be held from 2-4 p.m. Thursday, at Clark Funeral Home Neosho. Interment of the cremains in Banner Cemetery Splitlog, will be held at a later date by the family.
Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Clark Funeral Home, Neosho.
Online condolences may be posted at www.clarkfuneralhomes.com.