Robert James ‘Bob’ Edgin

No services are planned for Robert James ‘Bob’ Edgin, 86, Lawrence, who died Friday, Oct. 23, 2015, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital. Cremation is planned.

He was born Mar. 10, 1929, in Altus, Ark., the son of Grover Cleveland and Auda Marie Casey Edgin. He graduated from high school in Altus, and later attended the University of Arkansas. He served in the United States Army during the Korean War. Bob was a mechanical engineer for E.I. DuPont de Nemours & Co. for 26 years, retiring in 1985. He was a member of the Alford-Clarke Post 852 of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Lawrence, and enjoyed fishing and hunting.

He married Donna Duncan on Dec. 25, 1951, in Clarksville, Ark. She survives of the home. Other survivors include a daughter, Debra Edgin, Lawrence; a son, Dale R. Edgin and wife Charisse, Lawrence; two brothers, Thomas Edgin, Ozark, Ark., and David Edgin and wife Sylvia, Ozark, Ark.; three grandchildren, Michael Scott Davenport, Robbin Renee Ward, and Brody Duncan Edgin; and two great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, a daughter, Dianea Kramer, and three siblings, William ‘Billy’ Edgin, Freda Marie Ree, and Betty Watson.