July 14, 2021

LOCKWOOD- Services will be held at 2:30 p.m. Sunday at Lockwood First Baptist Church for Robert V. “Bob” Cory, 80, Lockwood, who died Sunday, July 11, 2021, at the Good Shepherd Community Care and Rehabilitation Facility. Burial will be in the Greenfield Cemetery in Jerico Springs.

The family will receive friends prior to the service, beginning at 1:30 p.m.

Arrangements are under the direction of Lockwood Funeral Chapel.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Lockwood First Baptist Church or to the American Legion. Online condolences may be shared at

Survivors include his wife, Netta Cory; six children, Duayne Cory and wife Susan, Michelle Cory, Fran Smith and husband Mark, Daniel Cory and wife Rhonda, Susiette (Cory) Boswell and husband Andrew and Paul Cory Lupton and wife Donna; 11 grandchildren, Haley Harrison, Jorgia Cory, Luke Cory, EarlCory, Cassandra Cory, Calieb Cory, Devon Smith, Phillip Smith, Devon Lupton, Dylan Lupton and Addison Lupton; one nephew, Mike Assenbauer and one niece, Julie (Assenbauer) Huss and husband Davis.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Shirley (Cory) Assenbauer and one nephew, Brian Assenbauer.

Mr. Cory was born July 10, 1941, in Petoskey, Mich., to Milton and Marion (Amstutz) Cory. He was united in marriage to Netta B. Marshall on Nov. 28, 1973, in Camp Pendleton, Calif. He served his country in the United States Navy during the Vietnam War. He worked as a medical technician. He was a member of the Lockwood First Baptist Church, the Naval Reserve, the Lockwood American Legion and the Lamar VFW.