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Robert "Bob" Duane Catlin
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Birth: Jun. 4, 1928
Leavenworth County
Kansas, USA
Death: Dec. 1, 2007
Oklahoma City
Oklahoma County
Oklahoma, USA

Robert Duane (Bob) Catlin, age 79 of Oklahoma City, OK, passed away Saturday, December 1, 2007 at Mercy Health Center in Oklahoma City. Born June 4, 1928 in Lansing, KS, he was the son of the late Sylvan A. and Lura A. Ray Catlin and had lived in Oklahoma City since October, moving from Joplin, MO where he had lived since 1976. Prior to Joplin, he had lived in Phillipsburg and Beloit, KS as well as the Topeka, KS area. A graduate of Michigan Valley (KS) High School, he worked for the Missouri Pacific Railroad in his early life. He served in the U.S. Army Air Force during both World War II and the Korean War and was discharged in 1953. He began his career with Tamko as a driver in 1964 and in 1976 was promoted to Transportation Manager in Joplin and retired in 1988. Bob was a member of both the V.F.W. and American Legion. He loved listening to and playing country music with Ray Price and Bob Wills his favorites. He also loved to dance. Survivors include two sons, Rick Catlin of Eugene, OR, Rob Catlin of Oklahoma City; two daughters, Deb Neil and husband Charlie of Olivet, KS, Tonja Bentz and husband Jeff of Oklahoma City; seven grandchildren, Becky, Kelly, Chrissy, Robby, Terri, Gavin and Hannah; one great-grandson, Caden. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his stepmother, Chris and great-granddaughter, Aspen. In Joplin the family will receive friends from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 6th at Parker Mortuary. Graveside services will be at Alpine Cemetery near Lyndon, KS on Friday, Dec. 7th at 2:00 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to Physicians Choice Hospice or Disabled American Veterans, in care of Parker Mortuary. The family wishes to gratefully acknowledge Vicki McEntire, the 6th floor nursing staff and ACE team at OKC VA for their care. 
Alpine Cemetery
Osage County
Kansas, USA
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Record added: Dec 04, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 23242205
Robert Bob <i>Duane</i> Catlin
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 Added: Dec. 14, 2007

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