Robert “Bob” Fosnow, 69, of rural Windsor, Missouri died Friday morning, May 12, 2017, at his home.
He was born on September 21, 1947, in Warrensburg, Mo., the son of John William Fosnow, Jr., and Laree Mae (Swisher) Fosnow. On January 28, 1967, at the Eldorado United Methodist Church, he married Connie Sue Galloway and she survives of the home.
Bob was a cattle farmer and was the manager of the Farmers Coop in Windsor for 32 years, retiring in 2007. After graduating from high school he worked at the Ellis DX Station and the Thacker’s Gas Station, both in Windsor. He had also worked at Union Wire & Rope Company in Kansas City, Mo., for a short time. Bob enjoyed gardening and woodworking, but spending time with his family and grandchildren were most important to him. He was a member of the Calvary Baptist Church, Windsor, and had also served on the Henry County R-1 School Board and the Windsor Rural Fire Department Board.
In addition to his wife, Connie, he is survived by 2 sons, Robbie Fosnow and wife Sandra, Windsor, Mo., Daniel Fosnow and wife Emily, Jamestown, Mo.; 4 grandchildren, Skyler Fosnow, Cade Fosnow, Colby Fosnow, and Callen Fosnow; a great-grandchild on the way; 5 brothers, Larry Fosnow and wife Mary Ann, Windsor, Mo., Bill Fosnow and wife Gloria, Windsor, Mo., Rick Fosnow and wife Diane, Calhoun, Mo., Russ Fosnow and wife Alice, Windsor, Mo., and Randy Fosnow and wife Cindy, Sedalia, Mo.; 2 sisters, Linda Alcorn and husband Norman and Carol Sawyer and husband Don, all of Sedalia, Mo; a brother-in-law Gary White, Derby, Kansas; and numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces, and great-nephews; and 2 aunts, Velma Keylon, Boise, Idaho, and Helen Henderson and husband Tyler, Kansas City, Mo. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Jeffrey Fosnow and a sister, Marilyn White.
Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at the Assembly of God of Windsor with Rev. Justin Wright officiating. Burial will be in the Laurel Oak Cemetery, Windsor. The family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., Monday evening at the Hadley Funeral Home, Windsor. The family suggests memorial contributions to Twin Lakes Hospice or Windsor’s Farrington Park and contributions may be left in care of the funeral home.