Robert Leroy Hager

Friday, March 8, 2019

Robert Leroy Hager, son of George Robert Herman and Laura L. Fisher Hager, was born May 20, 1941, in Fish Creek, Missouri. He departed this life March 5, 2019, in University Hospital, Columbia, Missouri, at the age of 77 years, 9 months and 13 days.

On Jan. 21, 1971, at First Baptist Church in Marshall, he was united in marriage to Janest E. Skinner, and to this union two children were born. Together they shared 48 years of marriage.

He was preceded in death by his parents, three brothers, Charles, Johnny and Bill Hager; and one grandchild, Kristen Morris.

He is survived by his wife, Janest Hager of Montreal, Mo.; children, Christopher Hager of Montreal, Mo., and Samantha Dove and husband Matthew of Warsaw; stepchildren, Jim Morris and wife Amy of Arizona, Mark Hager and Shawn Hager, both of Marshall, and Robert Matthew (Mickey) of Wilmington, N.C.; grandchildren, Conner Morris, Ethan Morris, Crystal Rodenbaugh, Jordan Dove, Ella Dove and 11 other grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; one sister, Lorraine Knox of Slater; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.

Robert was raised in Slater and graduated from Slater High School in 1960. He made his home at the lake since 1977. Robert was the president on the Montreal Fire Department Board.

In his spare time he enjoyed watching old movies, playing solitaire, spending time with family and with his dog, Wheelie. He also enjoyed fishing and hunting.

He was a loving husband, father, brother, grandfather and a caring neighbor and friend. We celebrate his life and his accomplishments and will treasure the memories he created for his family and friends.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, March 12, in Allee-Holman-Howe Funeral Home, 15 Clint Ave., Camdenton, MO 65020. Visitation will be from 1 p.m. until the time of the service in the funeral home.

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Arrangements are under the direction of Allee-Holman-Howe Funeral Home of Camdenton, Mo.