Bella Vista Funeral Home & Crematory

2258 Forest Hills Blvd., Bella Vista, AR


Phone: 479-855-1611

Robert S. Guthrie

Bella Vista, AR

1944 - 2012

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Published: November 14, 2012

Robert S. Guthrie of Bella Vista died peacefully at his home on Nov. 9, 2012. Bob was born to Pete and Noveta Guthrie on June 27, 1944.

His parents; sister, Sue; and son, Steve, preceded him in death.

After coming to the area in 1996, Bob was employed by Marks/Anderson Electric and Plumbing supply in 1997; the employees and staff were considered some of his closest friends during his 14 years with the company. He considered area plumbers and electricians not only as valuable customers, but friends as well.

Survivors include his wife, Linda Guthrie of Bella Vista, Ark.; son, Jim Guthrie (Olivia) of Springfield, Mo.; daughter, Ann Applebee (Rob) of Anchorage, Alaska; stepsons, Rick Johnson (Susan) of Pea Ridge, Ark., Russ Johnson (Kathie) of Owasso, Okla.; 12 grandchildren; and his loyal canine companion, Maxwell.

Visitation will be from 1 p.m. until service time at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012, at the First Christian Church, Monett, Mo. Burial will be at the Spring River Cemetery in Verona, Mo.

Arrangements are by the Bella Vista Funeral Home & Crematory, 2258 Forest Hills Blvd., Bella Vista, AR 72715.

In lieu of floral donations, the family request donations be made to the Bella Vista Animal Shelter.

Online condolences may be made at

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