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Robert O'Block, age 66

Fatally shot on July 30, 2017 in Greene County, Missouri.

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One other person also died in this incident.

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  • Nickname:
  • Number of children:
    1 2 Daughters and 1 Son
  • Personality:
    1 Achiever
    1 -Hard Worker-
    1 Had a lot of goals and aspirations--
    1 Knew that education was the best way to better himself-
    1 Always coming up with new ideas-
    2 Was able to create a large company starting with almost nothing-
    2 Did a lot of nice things over the years for people to try and help them out.
    1 Absolutely Loved his Dogs
    1 Was always very nice to waitresses/waiters and cashiers and would engage them in conversation.
    1 *A Visionary*
    1 Never seemed to mind sharing his knowledge with anyone who asked for advice.
    1 He loved to be told bedtime stories before he went to sleep!
  • Occupation:
    1 Chief Executive Officer-
  • Workplace:
    1 Center for National Threat Assessment-
  • Schools attended:
    1 Kansas State University -Doctor of Philosophy
    1 Pittsburg State University -MS- Sociology
  • Comments:
    1 You are Dearly Missed .....
    1 You accomplished a lot in life, just know that you are appreciated and loved-
    1 Thank you so much for everything you did for me....
    1 You always gave me good advice-
    1 I am so saddened and sorry for everything you went through on July 30, 2017-
    1 I Light Your Candle Everyday-
    1 I Miss you
    1 God is Love, Compassion and Mercy, be in God's Love...
    1 I miss the sound of your voice and the wisdom in your advice, and the stories of your life-
    1 Not a day goes by that I don't think of you-
    1 You will never be forgotten-
    1 You were such a smart and intelligent man, your wisdom and advice are greatly missed-
    1 I wasn't ready for you to leave-
    1 July 15, 1951 - July 30, 2017 I thought we would have more time.....
    1 Appreciate what you have before time makes you appreciate what you had-
    1 Words cannot express the depth of my sorrow
    2 I will hold my loving memories of you forever in my heart.
    1 Just know that you did make a difference in this world-
    1 As long as one is remembered one lives on-
    1 You really were a good person and were always trying to help people out-
    1 I want you to know that you meant a great deal to me-
    1 I am sending Love out to you.........
    1 I wish you were still here, I miss you so much-
    1 You are Loved-
    1 You were such a unique person there will never be anyone else like you-
    1 No one else can take your place in this world-
    1 You are missed....
    1 The most painful goodbyes are the ones that are never said and never explained-
    1 Remembering you is easy, I do it every day. Missing you is the heartache that never goes away-
    1 I hide my tears when I say your name, but the pain in my heart is still the same
    1 Time will never heal. It will always hurt. Until we meet again, I will see you in my dreams-
    1 I though of you today, but that is nothing new-
    1 I thought about you yesterday and the days before that too,
    1 I think of you in silence, I often speak your name,
    1 All I have are memories and your picture in a frame,
    2 Your memory is a keepsake from which I'll never part,
    1 God has you in his arms, I have you in my heart.
    1 I will cherish our memories together forever. I will miss you. RIP Robert O.
    1 True visionary, one of a kind. You are deeply missed Robert.
    2 Not a day goes by that I don't think of our time together
    1 I take comfort knowing you are in heaven walking and talking with Jesus.
    1 You are Loved beyond words and Missed beyond measure
    1 This is so hard. If I could just see you one more time. XOXOXO Janice
    2 Thanks for everything you have done for me and my daughter. XOXOXO Janice
    1 There are many people that needed you here, if only you would have known how many........
    1 Hearts are broken in this loss
    1 There are people that love you and miss you everyday
    2 I will never forget our first Thanksgiving. I am thankful for being with you.
    1 I saw a butterfly the other day and thought of you!
    1 thinking of you on Thanksgiving Robert.
    1 I am thankful for the time that we spent together.
    1 You taught me a lot of things with your philanthropy. Thank you so much.
    1 i miss you so much. Wish you were still here and I could see you one more time.
    1 Still miss you. It doesn't get any easier. wish I could see you one more time. Janice
    1 Thinking of you at Christmas Time, May God care for you now.
    1 May God continue to strengthen Everybody who was affected by this Terrible and Heart Breaking Loss.
    1 Thinking of you. Wish you were here to celebrate. J
    1 Nothing is the same without you.
    1 Thinking of you and wish you were still here. J
    1 You were a light in this world. Thank you for the opportunities you gave me.
    1 Thinking of you. Miss you. J
    1 I think about you everyday.
    1 I saw a car like yours. It made me think of us driving around. Miss you. J.
    1 it's almost been a year since you left. wish you were here. J
    1 The 4th of July was always your favorite holiday, I wish you were here.
    1 July 15, 2018 Today is your Birthday and you would have turned 67.
    1 Keep reading your emails, reading your texts watching your movies
    1 You said you were ok, something felt wrong. if I would have called 1 more time. miss you J
    1 Missing you!! Wish you were here :-(
    1 Janice XOXO

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