Robert A. Sourek
Robert A. Sourek
  • June 11, 1928 - December 25, 2016
  • Corinth, Mississippi

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Celebration of Life for Robert Anthony "Bob" Sourek Sr. will be Twelve Noon Friday December 30, 2016 at First Presbyterian Church with Dr. Don Elliott officiating. Family will receive friends Friday at the Church, prior to the service, beginning at 10:00am. Burial will be in the Henry Cemetery.

Bob passed away December 25, 2016 in Corinth, MS. He was born June 11, 1928 in Cleveland, OH to the late Anthony and Ella Sourek. He served in the US Navy during WWII. When Bob returned to Cleveland after the war, he met and married Doris Mizner and together they raised 6 children. Bob served as technical director for 35years at NBC in Cleveland, OH, retired and founded TCR Consultants.

In 1988 Bob married Martha Downs and enjoyed 23 years of marriage in Corinth until her death in 2011. He was an active member of the First Presbyterian Church where he served as a Deacon. Bob has been involved in various mission works over the years, mentoring Samuel Vargas from Peru, and traveling throughout the world. He was a member of Rotary Club of Corinth.

He is preceded in death by his wife Martha Downs, his parents, and his brother Anthony O. Sourek.

He is survived by: Children Margaret (John) Cengic, Elizabeth, Mary (Tom) Schneider, Robert Jr. (Luann), Sally (Andrew) Sanders, Carol (Kevin) Drummond, father figure to Asta Soholm, (13) grandchildren and great grandchildren, and Doris Mizner Sourek.

In lieu of flowers memorial may be made to First Presbyterian Church, St. Jude Children Research Hospital, Salvation Army in Corinth and French Camp Academy.

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Arrangements under the direction of McPeters Funeral Directors, Corinth, MS.