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Robert "Bob" Quinton

 

October 8, 2020

Shawnee resident Robert "Bob" Quinton, 63, died Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2020, in Oklahoma City.

Services were held Oct. 5 in the Chapel of Walker Funeral Service with Rev. Larry Sparks officiating. Burial followed in Fairview Cemetery.

Bob was born Sept. 16, 1957, in Albuquerque, New Mexico, to Robert Ray and Cleo (King) Quinton. He graduated from El Dorado High School.

For 19 years he was a co-unit manager for Jewel Osco Grocery in New Mexico, until moving to Oklahoma in 1998, where he worked at Homeland and Lowe's till he became a manager at Staples.

In 1979 he married Carolyn Sue Romero. They were married for 31 years, until they divorced in 2010.

He was in the Thunderbird Club.  He loved to race his Thunderbird; his nickname was "Hot Rod." He loved working on cars and building stuff for his family.

Bob was preceded in death by his sister, Karen Cary, and his grandparents.

He is survived by two daughters and a son, Kristina Derr and Drake Peterson of Juneau, Alaska, Ashley and Trey Hasbell of Shawnee, and Robby and Cassie Quinton of Tecumseh; his mother, Cleo Quinton of Shawnee; a brother, Steve Quinton of Shawnee, 9 grandchildren; many nieces, nephews, cousins and extended family.

 

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