Robert “Bob” Eugene McCabria
A Celebration of Life for Robert Eugene McCabria, 89, Eudora, will be at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, October 31st at St. Paul United Church of Christ in Eudora. A luncheon will follow in the basement of the church. Bob died Wednesday, October 28th at Medicaloges Eudora.
Bob was born on October 22, 1926 in Eudora and lived there for 89 years. He spent his lifetime farming and maintaining a strong interest in the world of agriculture and farming. He was one of the first in Douglas County to move to mechanized farm equipment and won a conservation award in the 1970s for his terracing efforts. He was a lifelong member of St. Paul United Church of Christ.
He married Cherry Koch on July 20, 1952 at St. Paul. He is survived by his wife, Cherry, sons Rory and Russ McCabria, daughter-in-law Cheryl McCabria, and daughter Robyn Kelso and son-in-law Mike Kelso; five grandchildren, Cheyenne, Seonna and Sierra McCabria, and Matthew and Mason Kelso. He was preceded in death by his brother, Jack McCabria and parents, Lydia and Eugene McCabria.
In lieu of flowers memorials are suggested to Bethesda Lutheran Homes, Building 3, in care of the funeral home, Warren-McElwain Mortuary – Eudora Chapel, 1003 John L Williams Drive, Eudora, KS, 66025.
Robyn and family,
I am so sorry for your loss. Thinking and praying for you all.
Robyn, Mike, Matthew & Mason,
So sorry to hear about Bob’s passing. He was such a kind and gentle man who will be missed by all. You are all in my thoughts and prayers.
Cherry and family-
We were saddened to hear of Bob’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time.
To the McCabria Family,
Prayers to all of you during this extremely difficult time. May God provide you with the strength and comfort that you need.
Julie (Greene) Crum
Dear McCabria Family,
When I think of Bob I think of a gentle giant! I have some wonderful memories of Bob. Please know that I am praying for you as you move through this time of loss.
Cherry, I’m so very sorry to hear of Bob’s passing. It was always such a joy to have you come over for dance lessons. You and your family are in my prayers.
Bob was an amazing man and one of the kindest I’ve ever met. Heaven gained a true asset at our loss. I extend my sympathy to all of you and am praying for your strength.
Cherry,and family really sorry to hear of Bob passing. He was such a nice layback guy! He wil be missed by all! Your in my thoughts and prayers! Mike &Diana Leming
Dearest Cherry, sorry to hear about your loss. You’re in my prayers.
Dear McCabria and Kelso Familys
So sorry for your loss. You are all in our thoughts and prayers. Bob was such a great man .I learned so much from him as a young man ,he could build ,fix ,teach and help you with anything .Bob will always be remembered and missed.
Garzillos , Coopers and Muckeys
Dearest Cherry and family,
I am so sorry to hear about Bob’s passing. I am praying for you all as you grieve. May God give you His peace and comfort during this time.
Our thoughts and prayers are with your families as you grieve the loss of your husband, father and grandfather. May you find comfort in the wonderful memories that have been created over the years.
Dear McCabria family,
So sorry for the loss of a really Good man.
My thoughts and prayers are with you.
Please know that prayers are with you at this difficult time.
Robyn and family,
Many kind and loving thoughts go out to you and your family during this difficult time. I never had the pleasure of meeting him, but your father sounds like an amazing man. He certainly has left a wonderful legacy of children and grandchildren.
Cherry you and your family are in our prayers. We have good memories from square dancing.
Cherry, my deepest sympathy hearing of Bob’s passing. You and your family will be in my prayers tomorrow. I carry many fond memories of you and Bob as I grew up in Eudora. God Bless You!!
Dear Mrs. Cherry McCabria,
Just wanted to drop you a quick email to let you know how sorry I am to hear about your husband Robert being called home to live eternally with our Lord and Savior. Remember the good times with him and that will sustain you on those lonely days and nights. My prayers are with you and your family. Take care of you. Love always and God bless.
To the McCabria & Kelso family-
Our heartfelt condolences in the passing of Bob. We are keeping your family in our thoughts and prayers.
Dear Mrs McCabria, I was one of your students at Kaw Valley 95 in 1959-1960. Please accept my sincere condolences on the death of your husband.
We just heard of Bob’s passing, and send our love and prayers for your family. I have so many fond memories of your family through the years. Peggy