Robert 'Bob' Pauley Jr. 1923-2012

Wednesday, May 9, 2012 | 6:03 p.m. CDT

Robert "Bob" Pauley Jr., 89, of Columbia passed away May 9, 2012.

Bob was born on March 28, 1923 in Columbia to Robert L. and Edna Pearl (Barnes) Pauley. On June 29, 1947, he married Mary Durham in Columbia, and she preceded him in death.

He owned and operated Bob Pauley Electric for over six decades. He was a member of VFW Post 280, and enjoyed bowling.

He is survived by his longtime companion, Margery Bolerjack and family, of Columbia; his daughter: Linda Harpham (Tom) of Columbia; grandchildren: Michele Redmon of Stoutsville and Robert Bittle of Columbia; great-grandchildren Kayla Redmon of Lesterville, Dustin and Taylor Redmon of Stoutsville, Elizabeth and Katelyn Ivicsics of Columbia and Ethan Cash of Columbia; and son-in-law, Jim Kribbs of Columbia.

In addition to his wife, he was preceded in death by one daughter, Carolyn Kribbs; two brothers, William and Howard Pauley; two sisters, Vernice Walden and Bertha Pauley; and his parents.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Friday at Memorial Funeral Home, with a visitation beginning at 11 a.m. until the time of service. Burial will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery.

Memorial donations may be made to the charity of your choice.

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