Robert C. Caton, 78, lifelong resident of St. Joseph, passed away Tuesday, November 19, 2013 at a local health care center.
Robert was born March 15, 1935 to Clark and Norma (Williams) Caton in St. Joseph. He attended Benton High School and was a Veteran of the U.S. Army. In 1955 he married Glenda “Sue” Fisher. He worked for Poe Brothers Commission at St. Joseph Stockyards, Kovac’s Grocery and later sold cars.
Preceding him in death are his parents; four brothers, Patrick, Burman, Charles, and Joseph Caton; six sisters, Mary Hessel, Dorothy “Pug” Herrick, Annalee Couture, Virginia Kirn, Beulah “Boots” Francis and Kathryn Zeiders.
Survivors include his wife Glenda “Sue”, two daughters, Kim Bowen (Ernie) and Tammie Dame (Craig Burnes), all of St. Joseph; three grandchildren, Jordan Dame, Kyle (Amber) Swartz, and Cody Swartz; two great-grandchildren, Caton Swartz and Mackenzie Swartz; several nieces and nephews including Connie (Donnie) Lentz of St. Joseph and Charles “Buck” (Sharon) Caton of Buena Vista, Ar.
Services will be 2:00 p.m. Friday at Clark-Sampson Funeral Home. Interment following in Memorial Park Cemetery. Rev. Jim Barnett officiating.
Visitation will be after 2:00 p.m. Thursday at Clark-Sampson Funeral Home where family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Memorials are suggested to Alzheimer’s Association.