OBITUARY: Robert ‘Bob’ Stephenson

Robert “Bob” Stephenson, 62, died on Wednesday, April 24, 2019, at his home in Newton.

Robert was born on March 2, 1957, in Hutchinson to Robert and Anna Lee (Andrews) Stephenson.

Robert graduated from high school and joined the U.S. Navy, where he served as a Navy corpsman.

Robert married Karen Young on May 23, 1992, in Las Vegas. They were married for 26 years before his passing.

Bob worked in the automotive industry most of his life and spent many of those years as a car salesperson. Bob was very gregarious and was liked by those he knew and served throughout his career. When his health was good, he enjoyed hunting, fishing and reading. He was an avid fan of K-State football.

He is survived by his wife Karen; brothers Timothy and Mark Stephenson; and sons Jess and Dan Craven.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert and Anna Lee Stephenson.

There is no service or visitation scheduled at this time, and Petersen Funeral Home in Newton is in charge of arrangements.

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