Bob, age 81, went to heaven after many years of pain and suffering on December 2nd, at Select Specialty Hospital of North Knoxville. He was a member of Alice Bell Baptist Church. He retired after 44 years at Baptist Hospital.
Proceded in death by father Ora Walker, brother Johnny Walker, mother Nina Kear, and stepfather Glenn Kear. Survived by wife of 59 years, Pauline, daughter Janet (Bill) Thrasher, Grandsons Justin (Holly) Braun, and Ben Thrasher, great granddaughter, Peyton Braun, sister Charlotte Kear, brothers Eddie (Barbara) Kear, David (Teresa) Kear, Bill (Carol) Kear, Jim (Barbara) Kear.
Family will receive friends Friday, December 4th 5:00-7:00 p.m. at Stevens Mortuary, Oglewood at North Broadway. Funeral service at 7:00 p.m., Reverend Richard Spencer officiating. The family and friends will meet 9:45 a.m. Saturday, December 5th at Greenwood Cemetery, Tazewell Pike for graveside service and interment at 10:00 a.m.
In lieu of flowers gifts in his memory may be made to the Building Fund at Alice Bell Baptist Church, 3305 Alice Bell Road, Knoxville, TN 37917. Serving the family, Stevens Mortuary, Oglewood Avenue at North Broadway.
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