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Ellis County Obituaries

Robert Glen Brummett

25 Oct 1929 - 29 Jan 2016

Date unknown
Reprinted with permission
Submitted by: Jo Aguirre

Visitation: Wednesday ~ 9:00 to 5:00 Thursday ~ 9:00 to 5:00 Friday ~ 9:00 to 7:00

Robert ďBobĒ Glen Brummett was born October 25, 1929 in Higgins, Texas to Glen and Elberta Brummett. He went to meet his Savior on Friday, January 29, 2016 at the age of 86 at the Veteranís Center in Claremore, Oklahoma.

He leaves behind his wife of 64 years, Mary Louise Brummett of Vinita, Oklahoma, Four sons, Randy Brummett and spouse Sherry of Goddard, Kansas, Rusty Brummett and spouse Garla, of Vinita, Oklahoma, Rick Brummett and spouse Sara, of Murrieta, California, Ron Brummett and spouse Anne, of Yukon, Oklahoma and one daughter Renee Beam of Kansas, 10 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren, one Sister, Neta Jones of Bethany, Oklahoma and one Sister-in-law Dixie Brummett of Vinita, Oklahoma.

He was preceded in death by his parents and three brothers, Dale, Aldon, and Bill Brummett.

Bob graduated from Shattuck High School in 1946. He then went to Bethany Nazarene College. It was there he was drafted to the Army in 1951. While in college he met the love of his life, Mary Louise Harrison. They were united in marriage on December 30, 1951. They were married just one week when Bob was stationed to Ft. Benning, Georgia. He served in the 82nd Airborne 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment. After 5 months, Bob returned to get his bride and they made their home in Columbus, Georgia. After Bobís honorable discharge, they moved to Topeka, Kansas where Bob worked at Goodyear Tire and started back to school for photography. Bob was a photographer for the Air Force Base in Little Rock, Arkansas. He took all the official photos of the servicemen.

In 1963 Bob and Mary and their family moved back to the family farm in Shattuck, Oklahoma. Bob ran a dairy as well as farming and raising cattle. In the mid 90ís Bob and Mary retired and moved into Shattuck. The last two years they have lived in Vinita, Oklahoma closer to their children.

Bob was a very active Gideon for 50 years. His first love was for his Savior and felt a desire to always tell others about Christ. He was still telling others while he was in the V.A. Center. He helped to bring salvation to one of the residents while he was there.

He was a member of the Shattuck Nazarene church. He served on the Board, as a greeter, usher, soundman, Sunday School teacher, lawn man and anything else that he saw was needed.

He served 2 terms on the Shattuck School board and took great pride for being involved in the building of the new high school and auditorium. He was very passionate about his hobbies too. He loved woodworking and gardening. Every family member has precious pieces of furniture in their homes that he crafted.

The last time Bob was with his family he was praying for his children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren to know the Lord. He said Iím ready to meet my Lord and I want to make sure my family meets me there!!

Graveside Service Saturday, February 06, 2016 Shattuck Memorial Cemetery Shattuck, Oklahoma 73858

Funeral Service Saturday, February 06, 2016 1:30 PM Church of the Nazarene Shattuck, Oklahoma 73858

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