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Duxbury, Robert B.

Duxbury, Robert B.

February 24, 1928 — October 29, 2020

Robert Bird Duxbury, age 92, of Gladstone, Missouri, passed away October 29, 2020. He was born February 24, 1928, to Bird Price and Annetta May Duxbury in Kansas City, KS. He served during WWII in the Navy from 1945-1946 as a Motor Machinist Mate Third Class, and again in the Reserves from 1947-1955. He worked at Swift Meat Packing House for 25 years and then worked for multiple companies in HVAC for 38 years.

Robert is survived by his wife of nearly 72 years, Betty Duxbury; children: Susan C. Lock, and her husband, Bob, of Parkville, MO; Stephen Lynn Duxbury, of Kansas City, MO; Randy Scott Duxbury, of Blue Springs, MO; sister, Dorothy Hutson, of Clinton, MO; 4 grandchildren: Tracy and Johnny DeMaddalena, Tom and Natasha Springhower; Brian and Jiae Duxbury, Aaron Duxbury; and 8 great-grandchildren: Thomas, Olivia, Valerie, Johnny Joe, Jenna, Jillian, Madden and Autumn.

Private services will be held at Park Lawn Funeral Home with burial at Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorial tributes may be directed to Cancer Action, 4010 S. Lynn Court, Independence, MO 64055.

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Private services will be held at Park Lawn Funeral Home with burial at Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorial tributes may be directed to Cancer Action, 4010 S. Lynn Court, Independence, MO 64055.

Duxbury, Robert B.'s Guestbook

I'm so sorry to hear. Prayers for the family. Bob taught me a lot before he retired, I always respected what he did.

Randy Geivett

Prayers and condolences for you, my friend and for your family.

Steve Hastings

Although it's been ages since we've seen Bob or Betty, our thoughts and prayers go out to Betty and the rest of the family.

Lorri and Craig Gaddy

Our sympathy to you and your family. You have been such a good daughter and taken such good care of your mom and dad over the years. I’m sure you have many good memories too. Rely on those in the coming years for comfort. Take Care. Edna and Gene Schieber.

Edna and Gene Schieber

Will miss you uncle Bob. Wishing I could have spent more time with you.

Bill Morrow

Sorry for your loss.

Cathy Johnson

Condolences to Aunt Joan and all of the family. You're in our thoughts and prayers.

Don & Conya Harris

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