Funeral service for Bob Savage, 84, of Pocasset will be held on Saturday, March 2, 2013 at 1 p.m. at the First Baptist Church in Pocasset with Rev. Chuck Utsler officiating. Burial will be in the Friendship Cemetery, southwest of Minco.
Bob was born Sept. 4, 1928 at Pocasset to Tillman H. and Edna Alice (High) Savage. He died Wednesday. Feb. 27, 2013 at his home in Pocasset.
Bob was raised in Pocasset. He attended Arcadia and Pocasset schools, graduating from Pocasset High School in 1947. He married Clara Bell Lindsey on May 13, 1950 at Sayre, moved to the Savage someplace in 1965 and continued to dairy farm until Clara's death in 1995. He worked for Grady County driving a tractor and dozer for many years, was a farmer and a dairy farmer. He was a member of the Friendship United Methodist Church.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Clara, on Sept. 10, 1995; brother Amos Tillman Savage; and a sister Martha Mae Rodgers.
Survivors include three sons: Mike Savage and wife Deonn of Pocasset, Paul Savage and wife Tara of Minco, and Lee Savage and wife Cindy of Pocasset; three daughters: Patricia Jenkins and husband Richard of Minco, Bobbi Taylor of Cyril; and Peggy Eiss and husband Jake of Chickasha; sisters: Alice Pinkston and husband Ira of Las Cruces, NM; 22 grandchildren and 26 great grandchildren.
Services are under the direction of Huber-Reynolds Funeral Home of Minco.