Robert Vincent Nester
Robert Vincent Nester
  • January 4, 1927 - August 18, 2017
  • Gladstone, Missouri

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Bob, 90, of Gladstone, MO passed away on Fri. Aug. 18, 2017. Born Jan. 4, 1927 in KC, MO to Arthur and Marguerite (Maloney) Nester.

Bob was a graduate of Northeast High School and after graduation he joined the US Navy and served proudly during WWII.

Once he returned from service he graduated from University of Kansas with a BA in Business Administration.

After college Bob worked for Montgomery Ward’s leaving them to venture on his own building and operating Bob’s Carwash on Vivion Rd for 30 years. Bob loved retirement as it gave him the ability to spend time going on trips with his wife, Mildred and traveling to the Ozarks and enjoying time with his family.

Bob was preceded in death by his parents; his first wife, Mary O’Meara; his second wife, Mildred Phares; his brother, Arthur, Jr.; and his sister, Rosemary Walsh.

Survivors include his sons, Christopher (Brenda) of Mt. Washington, KY, Stephen of Pomfret, MD, and Paul Nester of KC, MO; his sister, Margie Tritt of KC, MO; 2 grand-daughters, Cristal (Thomas) Alvey and Chelsea; and 1 great-great granddaughter, Jaelyn Alvey; and many nieces, nephews, and extended family.

Memorial services will be 10 AM Tues. Aug. 29, 2017 at White Chapel Funeral Home with inurnment to follow in White Chapel Cemetery.

Fond memories and condolences for the family may be left at

(Arr. White Chapel Funeral Home, 6600 N. Antioch Rd., Gladstone, MO 64119, 816-452-8419)