Flags flown at half-staff Thursday for Ed Robb

Thursday, September 29, 2011 | 9:07 a.m. CDT; updated 9:41 a.m. CDT, Thursday, September 29, 2011

COLUMBIA —Flags will be flown at half-staff on Thursday at state and government offices in Boone County as a mark of respect for the death of Ed Robb. 

Robb, who was the presiding county commissioner, died Saturday after collapsing on Walnut Street.

Services are scheduled for 2 p.m. Thursday at Parker Funeral Service, 22 N. Tenth St.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Ed Robb Memorial Public Safety Fund, in care of the Bank of Missouri, 3610 Buttonwood Drive.

Online condolences may be left at


Like what you see here? Become a member.

Show Me the Errors (What's this?)

Report corrections or additions here. Leave comments below here.

You must be logged in to participate in the Show Me the Errors contest.


Leave a comment

Speak up and join the conversation! Make sure to follow the guidelines outlined below and register with our site. You must be logged in to comment. (Our full comment policy is here.)

  • Don't use obscene, profane or vulgar language.
  • Don't use language that makes personal attacks on fellow commenters or discriminates based on race, religion, gender or ethnicity.
  • Use your real first and last name when registering on the website. It will be published with every comment. (Read why we ask for that here.)
  • Don’t solicit or promote businesses.

We are not able to monitor every comment that comes through. If you see something objectionable, please click the "Report comment" link.

You must be logged in to comment.

Forget your password?

Don't have an account? Register here.