Dr. Robert Middleton Sr.

Dr. Robert Middleton Sr.

TUSCOLA – Dr. Robert Eugene Middleton Sr., 98, of Tuscola died Friday (Dec. 7, 2012) at The Arthur Home in Arthur.

Bob was born Sept. 23, 1914, in St. Louis, Mo., to Harry Lyle and Caroline (Michael) Middleton. He married Maxine Evelyn Nusser on Aug. 25, 1937.

He was a veteran of World War II, serving in France and England and was involved in the D-day landing. He was a chiropractor in Jennings, Mo., for over 40 years.

He is survived by a daughter, Susan (Alan) Shaffer of Creve Coeur, Mo.; a son, Dr. Robert (Linda) Middleton Jr. of Tuscola; seven grandchildren, Carrie Kimble, Robb Middleton III, Rebecca Kurth, Michael Middleton, Jenny Schaeffer, Rachel Johnson and Abigail Middleton; and 17 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents and his wife.

Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 12, at O'Sullivan-Muckle Mortuary in Chesterfield, Mo. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 13, at O'Sullivan-Muckle Mortuary. Burial will follow at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery.

For those who wish, memorials may be made to the American Red Cross. Online condolences and service information are available at www.krabelfuneralhome.com.

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