|Birth: ||Mar. 20, 1940|
New York, USA
|Death: ||Aug. 8, 2011|
St. Louis County
Former Saint Louis Metropolitan Police Officer Robert F. Stumpf, DSN 4819, badge number 1171, entered the Saint Louis Metropolitan Police Department Academy on 08/26/1963. After the academy he was assigned to the 8Th District on Deer St. on 12/16/1963, and remained there until he was transferred to the 7Th District on 02/26/1964. He remained in the 7Th District for 3 years, 3 months and 2 days when he resigned from the department to accept his appointment to the Missouri State Highway Patrol on 05/28/1967. After graduating from the patrol's academy he was assigned to Troop "C" and his radio call sign and badge number was 638.
Beloved husband of Holly Stumpf (nee Floyd), father of Robert, Christine, Paul and Jason (Katherine) Stumpf; grandfather of Alex, Samantha, Nathaniel and Emily; former husband of Mary Ellen Simpson. Bob was preceded in death by his parents, John W. Stumpf and Catherine Quinn Stumpf and his brother Jack W.Stumpf; son-in law of Dolores Floyd; brother-in-law of Bob and Dianne Ross; dear uncle of Steven and Anna Ross.
Bob had an interesting and varied career in law enforcement. He was a St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department Officer and left that agency to become a Trooper with the Missouri HIghway Patrol at Troop C. His badge and radio call sign was #638.
Bob went on to become a pilot for the Highway Patrol at Troop "C." He left the Patrol to become a EMS Pilot for ARCH Air Medical Service, where he retired as a Vice President after a career spanning 25 years.
Bob very much enjoyed motorcycling and became an active member of the Patriot Guard, honoring our fallen and injured servicemen.
In his retirement, Bob was driving touring coaches for Vandalia Bus LInes and thoroughly enjoyed the many and varied trips and people he met through his travels. Bob was a friend to all, loved by all, will be missed by all that knew him.
Services: Funeral service at the SCHRADER Funeral Home and Crematory, 14960 Manchester Road at Holloway, Ballwin, Friday, 10:00 a.m. Interment Forever Bellerive Cemetery. If desired, contributions may be made to Blue Knights, Humane Society of Missouri or Stray Rescue.
Visitation Thursday 2-8 p.m. Friends may sign the family's on-line guestbook at Schrader.com.
Bellerive Heritage Gardens
St. Louis County
Plot: Garen of Pines Section, Lot Number 260, Grave Number 3, Regular Depth
Created by: Timothy Tumbrink
Record added: Aug 10, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 74705714