Bob with wife Cherry
my wife and I are native Missourians, she was born in Kansas City, and
attended Southwest High School graduating from Sunset Hill.. I was born on
my grandfather's farm in Putnam Co. but went to school in Milan, Sullivan
I was awarded an athletic
(football) scholarship to the University of Missouri. A year later we met
on the campus (55 years ago). Cherry took an AB degree in Social Work and
I a BS, then an MA and finally a PhD in Chemistry. We were married in 1948
while in graduate school.
I worked in research and development
for 33 years in the oil industry and still consult in specialized areas.
(We retired to the 18th tee of Golden Hills Golf course in Ocala, FL after
living in Cleveland, Joplin, MO, Kansas City, Pittsburgh and Sebring, FL.
We have three daughters, each with two children providing a window to the
wonders of getting old.