Robert “Bob” Lee Glover was born Dec. 16, 1940, in Van Zandt County, Texas, to Leo and Adene Glover. He passed away peacefully surrounded by family Jan. 1, 2016, at the age of 75.
Bob graduated from Kountze High School in 1958 and earned his Master of Education from Sam Houston State College in 1969. After graduation, he taught vocational agriculture at Huntsville High School and Katy High School.
In 1985, Bob joined the Texas General Land Office, where he served in many capacities, including as director of land management until retirement in 2003.
Bob enjoyed flying, boating, sailing, fishing, NASCAR, gardening and restoration. He was a great friend and mentor. He loved visiting and helping family, friends, neighbors and people in the community. His passion was encouraging and motivating young people to fulfill their purpose in life.
Bob greatly impacted the lives he touched, was loved by many and will be greatly missed.
Bob was preceded in death by his parents, Leo and Adene Glover, and brother Phillip Glover.
He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Kay Glover; daughter, Terri Roewe; son-in-law, Randy Roewe; granddaughter, Shannon Roewe; godchildren, Julie Dautrich, Jill Durst, Jana Stewart and Ryan Jordan; brothers Don Glover and Wade Glover; and numerous nieces and nephews.
The family will hold a celebration of life service at 11:30 a.m. Jan. 9 at Chapel of the Hills Baptist Church, 19135 Texas 29 East in Buchanan Dam.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Cal Farley’s Boys Ranch, P.O. Box 1890, Amarillo, TX 79174-0001; Mason County 4-H, P.O. Box 247, Mason, TX 76856-0247; Lake Victor 4-H, c/o Linda Arbaugh, 114 Fawn Lane, Buchanan Dam, TX 78609; or Lake Buchanan Conservation Corp., P.O. Box 217, Buchanan Dam, TX 78609.
Arrangements by Waldrope-Hatfield-Hawthorne Funeral Home, 900 Industrial Blvd. in Kingsland, (325) 388-6767. Email firstname.lastname@example.org with condolences.