(submitted by Gerald & Tammy Westmoreland)
26 May 1924 - 5 Oct 2006
Robert J. "Bob" Honsinger, 82, died Oct. 5, 2006, at his residence.
Services will be Monday at 2 p.m. at Artesia United Methodist Church with the Rev. Stacy Douglas officiating. Burial will follow at Artesia Cemetery in Artesia. Visitation will be today from 6 to 8 p.m. at Gunter and Peel Funeral Home in Columbus.
Mr. Honsinger was born May 26, 1924, in Sherburne, N.Y., to the late Harvey G. and Agnes Svenson Honsinger. He was a veteran of World War II, serving in the United States Army.
He moved to Artesia form Hamilton, N.Y., in 1964 and retired after farming for many years. He was a member of the Artesia United Methodist Church. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Virginia Dawn Honsinger. He is survived by his son, Robert "Bob" Honsinger Jr. of West Point; and three grandchildren.
Leigh and Jim Craddock, Sam and Charlie Pilkinton, Perry Lucas and Kenneth Seitz will serve as pallbearers.
Memorials may be made to Baptist Memorial Hospice Home Care, 2520 Fifth St. N., Columbus, MS 39705.