Robert "Bob" Eugene RectorJuly 16th, 2021
Robert "Bob" Eugene Rector, 82, of Jefferson City, passed away on July 14, 2021, peacefully at his home. He was born on December 10, 1938, in Hermann, Missouri, a son of the late Wilbert and Nina Mae (Milton) Rector. He was united in marriage on July 3, 1961, in Walnut Ridge, Arkansas to Barbara McKee. He was a talented carpet layer and owner of many businesses, including Old Munichburg Anitque Mall and B&B Quality Furniture Store. He was known to be very handy, helping his family and friends with any type of project. Bob enjoyed fishing, playing golf, hunting for arrow heads, artifacts and mushroom hunting. He was an excellent cook also. Bob and Barbara were devoted to their church and loved hosting Bible studies in their home. Most of all, spending time with his family were times he treasured the most. Bob is survived by his wife of 60 years, Barbara Rector; children, Michael Rector, Connie McGowan (Brett), Rob Rector and Jamie Rector; brother, Ronnie Rector (Beverly); grandchildren, Candace Goff (Chris), Landon McGowan, Coltin McGowan (Hailey) and Layton McGowan; great-grandchildren, Alexis, Theryn, Cooper, Russell, and Declan. He was preceded in death by his sisters, Mary Ann Murphy, Peggy Meller and Bonnie Murry. Friends will be received from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 a.m. Monday, July 19, 2021, at First Church of God with Celebration of Life to follow with Rev. Joe Gregory officiating. Interment will be held at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery in Hartsburg. Expressions of sympathy may be made to First Church of God. Arrangements are under the direction of HOUSER-MILLARD Funeral Directors, 2613 West Main Street, Jefferson City, Missouri 65109 (573) 636-3838. Condolences may be left online for the family at www.millardfamilychapels.com.