Robert John Stumpf, Jr., of Columbus, MS, 78, died Thursday, May 9, 2019, at Baptist Memorial Hospital Ė Golden Triangle. Bob was born on October 24, 1940, in Oak Park, IL. He attended Lake Park High School in Medinah, IL and graduated from Lake Forest College in Lake Forest, IL in 1962, with a degree in Mathematics. He spent his career in the insurance business as an insurance underwriter. He was a member of First Baptist Church in Columbus, MS. He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert John, Sr. and Eleanor Martin Stumpf. He is survived by his sister, Susanne Niebuhr and husband, Claude of Columbus, MS; sons, Karl Stumpf and wife, Christina of Potomac, MD and Kier Stumpf of Beverly Hills, CA; grandchildren, Rory Stumpf and Elke Stumpf of Potomac, MD and Kai Worawan of Beverly Hills, CA; nephews, Kurt and Erik Niebuhr; and niece, Krista Ames and families. A memorial service will be held on Friday, May 17, 2019, at 11:00 AM at First Baptist Church, with Dr. Shawn Parker officiating. All are welcome to attend and celebrate Bobís life. Memorial Gunter Peel Funeral Home & Crematory, Second Avenue North location, has been entrusted with the arrangements. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to First Baptist Church, P.O. Box 829, Columbus, MS 39703.
Appeared in The Commercial Dispatch on May 15, 2019
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