Robert “Bob” U. Brookshier, 75, Blue Springs, Mo., passed away Oct. 25, 2010, in the home.

Robert “Bob” U. Brookshier, 75, Blue Springs, Mo., passed away Oct. 25, 2010, in the home.

Memorial services will be at 2 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 30, 2010, at First Baptist Church of Grain Valley.

Visitation will be from 12:30 to 2 p.m. prior to the service.

Bob was born Jan. 18, 1935, in Warrensburg, Mo., to Tommie and Helen (Cunningham) Brookshier. He was a line foreman for Missouri Public Service Company, a member of IBEW Local # 814 and a Mason at Raytown, Mo., Lodge # 391. Bob belonged to the First Baptist Church of Grain Valley. He was a veteran of the United States Army.

Bob is survived by his wife, Bonita; brother, Clyde; sister, Betty; son, Tommie Brookshier; three daughters, Loretta MacDonald, Jodi Downing and Lorinda Cook; nine grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; many cousins, nieces, nephews and friends.

In lieu of flowers the family is kindly requesting donations to the American Cancer Society.

Arrangements: Royer-Hays Funeral Home, Blue Springs, Mo. 64015.