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Robert "Bob" Gammon

December 27, 1931 ~ May 19, 2020 (age 88)
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Message from Sam McGehee
May 28, 2020 2:18 PM

Courtney and family. Sorry for your loss. Spent many a night chasing the ladies at the Cowboy with your dad in the late 80s. Was not a shock when we figured out I knew you from KSU days. He was a great guy.
Message from Terry Davis & Don Swigert & Donny Royer
May 26, 2020 12:05 PM

Kendall,
We are so sorry for your loss. Your dad was a great guy to work with and play golf with. Bob and I and Don & Donny used to ride up together to KC to watch you play. He was very proud of you. I remember one time we were coming up there to a game and we were explaining to him how a card game was played because we were going to the casinos Saturday night before the game on Sunday. As we were explaining the rules to him he kept saying "I just don't see how you could win at this game." When we got there he watched us play a few hands and went to find an open table so he could give it a try. He came back about 45 minutes later and said "I like this game! I just won $400." Then he went to play some more and won another $300. He said "Thanks for teaching me how to play and I'm buying breakfast tomorrow." He told me later he bought a self propelled walking golf cart with the money. But he said "Don't tell my wife cause she doesn't know I won that money." I think he said he kept the cart in the trunk of his car so she wouldn't see it. He was a character alright and a GREAT friend. We flew together a few times too and he really loved to fly. He told me if you played in another Super Bowl, we were going to rent a plane and fly ourselves to the game to watch you. We would take turns being pilot in command. He loved flying. I played my best game of golf with your dad and had him sign my scorecard as a witness. I still have it. Sorry for the long posting but your dad was too great of a guy for just a few words. And again, we are truly sorry for your loss and will miss Bob very much.
Message from Grand Island,Florida
May 25, 2020 6:48 AM

Dear Family of Bob,,, I’m sorry for your loss,,,,I played a lot of play with Bob before he was
82,,,he was a good man and friend,,,,he would beat me at golf 90% of the time,,I was a good golfer,,,But he was better,,,,,, if I would hit a good drive,,,he say,,,Joe you shillelagh that one,,,, I have great memories of him On the courses,,,I didn’t know any of his family
But He made feel like a son,,,Rest with Jesus,Bob,,Enjoy,,,,
Joe Shuster.
Message from Harry Simpson
May 24, 2020 3:50 PM

Rest Robert, until you hear at dawn,
the low, clear reveille of God.

Thank you for your service to this nation.
Message from Nancy Kubina
May 24, 2020 3:37 PM

Beautiful video of a life well lived. May his memory be eternal.
Message from Dennis & Teresa Ulrich
May 24, 2020 1:30 PM

Our thoughts and prayers on the passing of Bob. I knew Bob from Boeing. We know that he will be dearly missed. May the memories that linger be those of joy and laughter.
Message from Paula Routon
May 24, 2020 10:36 AM

So sorry to hear about the passing of Rhonda’s father. My prayers and sympathies are with the family.
Message from Dale Wahlers
May 23, 2020 3:18 PM

I was able to get to know Bob in 1997 when he was practicing golf in the field next to the apartments I lived while walking my dog. He would even mow it to help maintain his practice area. I knew he was really good but it was special to play golf with him with the Boeing Retiree League. He was a special person
Message from Bob Lehman
May 21, 2020 4:13 PM

Bob has been a friend to me since we met at The Lords Diner some years ago. Found out we both enjoyed golf so we started playing frequently. Although I was over ten years younger I rarely beat him in golf. even when I had my A game. We enjoyed many outings of golf together. He will be missed as my golfing buddy but more as a close friend.
Message from Lyle Johnson
May 21, 2020 3:33 PM

Bob was a very enjoyable man to be around. When I was paired up with him at the golf course he would hit that little white ball farther and straighter than me. He was 5 years older and made it look so easy. He would just smile and go on down the course. I did not know him well but knew he was well liked by all who had met him.
Message from Rod Goering
May 21, 2020 3:27 PM

So sorry to hear of Bob's death. I first met Bob while at a dance at the Cotillion in Wichita. We shared a table as strangers but became friends. I was impressed that he and his wife danced so well. Years later, I joined the Boeing golf group and was surprised and pleased to see Bob there as a member. He immediately asked me if we were still dancing so he had a good memory. He was a heck of an athlete and continued to play great golf as he battled cancer. He was a very special person and will be missed.
Message from Becky Turner
May 21, 2020 3:21 PM

To Rhonda and family,
What a beautiful tribute to your father and grandfather. Wish I could have met him! What a fascinating man and role model for many. My father too shared experiences in management at Boeing. Rhonda, sometime soon we need to visit about some common experiences.

Sending thoughts and prayers to you and your family.

Becky & Roger Turner
Expression of Sympathy

An European Gardens was ordered on May 21, 2020
Message from Boeing Retirees Golf League
May 21, 2020 2:10 PM

Bob was a remarkable man, a true friend, and one heck of a golfer.
Our thoughts and prayers to the family.
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A candle was lit by Max and Sharon Huffman on May 21, 2020 1:53 PM
Message from Ted and Linda Hill
May 21, 2020 8:23 AM

With our deepest sympathy, Kendall, to you and all of your family. Praying for your family and that His comfort will give you peace during this time.
Message from Stella an Bev
May 20, 2020 11:38 PM

Karen an Family.
We're sorry for your loss. Sending Prayers.
Message from Scott, Christy, Thomas, and Kacy Fieser
May 20, 2020 10:00 PM

Thinking of you all during this time. Bob was a wonderful man, young at heart. I know he will be greatly missed by our family.

With Love,

The Fieser’s - Scott, Christy, Thomas & Kacy
Message from Mark royals
May 20, 2020 9:54 PM

So sorry to hear this news Kendall. Really hope you are doing ok. Please know we are all praying for you and your family in this incredibly difficult season of life. All the best to you for comfort and peace and understanding. 🙏🏻
Message from Mary and Mike Cummings
May 20, 2020 9:14 PM

So sorry for you loss. We loved Uncle Bob and have fond memories of him.
Message from Elizabeth and Chris Reinhart
May 20, 2020 9:13 PM

We are so sorry to hear of the passing of your Father. We pray that God will comfort your heart with peace.
~ It is never easy to loose the ones that
loved us so much.
You are in our thoughts and prayers,
Chris and Elizabeth Reinhart
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A candle was lit by Elizabeth Reinhart on May 20, 2020 9:07 PM
Message from Charlie & Marilyn Knight
May 20, 2020 8:41 PM

Sorry for your loss and prayers for entire family
Message from Ronda Hoover
May 20, 2020 8:06 PM

Rhonda, since I have known you for so many years, although it's been some time since I have seen your Dad, I used to see him briefly from time to time. However, I always felt like I knew him through you and one thing that always stood out was how he truly "lived" life and I would actually stop and think about it when I would hear about what he was or had been doing. He definitely touched my life in that way. I know you will certainly miss him. Hugs to you and all your family.
Message from Clark Pickett
May 20, 2020 8:01 PM

I pray for comfort for the family. A special memory from my childhood, was Bob leading a rhythmic story, "Goin' on a lion hunt!" at a family gathering.
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A candle was lit by Ronda Hoover on May 20, 2020 7:57 PM
Message from Carol Bradford
May 20, 2020 7:56 PM

Karen, I am so sorry for your loss! My heart hurts for you! You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers!
Message from Chadic’s
May 20, 2020 7:28 PM

Sorry for your loss. He was a great man! He will definitely be missed! Our prayers are with your family.
Message from Amy and Don Bradshaw
May 20, 2020 7:25 PM

Uncle Bob was a favorite of mine and I have so many great memories. But one thing do remember is his contagious laugh!
Our family sends love, hugs, and condolences to the whole family.
Message from Tammy & Sky Stevenson
May 20, 2020 6:43 PM

So sorry... thinking of you all. God bless...
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A candle was lit by Sky & Tammy Stevenson on May 20, 2020 6:42 PM
Message from David, Kathi and Aniessa
May 20, 2020 6:28 PM

Prayers!
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