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Robert “Bob” Eugene Slocum, 90 of Green Castle, Missouri, passed away on Tuesday, October 3, 2023 at his home. 

Bob was born on February 15, 1933 in Hastings, Michigan to Garth and Evedene (Vander Molen) Slocum. 

On October 12, 1956 he married Velma Nance in Angola, Indiana. Bob worked for Eaton manufacturing in Hastings, Michigan for 30 years. After retirement he and Velma moved to Green Castle in 1995 to farm. 

Bob is survived by two grandsons; Jesse Slocum and Jared Slocum, both of Michigan and one daughter in law; Mary Slocum of Michigan. 

He was preceded in death by his parents, wife Velma in 2015, and two sons; Ricky Slocum and Robert Slocum. 

Bob was a lifetime member of the Elks Lodge, Moose Lodge and the NRA. He enjoyed hunting and was a two-time Missouri State Champion in trap shooting. He also enjoyed riding his motorcycle. 

A visitation for Bob was held on Saturday, October 7, 2023 at Ruschmeier-Smith Funeral Home in Green City, Missouri. An Elks service followed the visitation. 

Memorial contributions may be made to Shriners or to the Adair County Humane Society.