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Robert Wayne Carrender

July 24, 1951 — September 11, 2021

Obituary For Robert Wayne Carrender

Robert Wayne Carrender, "Bob", 70, of Sedalia, MO passed away Saturday, September 11, 2021 in Sedalia. He was born on July 24, 1951 in Sedalia, the son of Thomas Allen and Susie (Meyer) Carrender, who preceded him in death.

In Bob's earlier years, he started the 1st Explorer Scout Group in Sweet Springs, MO. Bob was an avid gun enthusiast. He started the first Cowboy Action Shooting Competitions in the Mid-Missouri area. Bob was the Hand Gun State Champion for two consecutive years. He was a firearms instructor and was a strong advocate for firearms safety. He always got excited to teach children. Bob was a survivalist a.k.a. Mountain Man and would often go on rendezvous to hone in on his many skills. He loved teaching all of his survival skills to anyone that was willing to learn. Bob was very involved in his community. He was a member of various patriotic groups and always participated in March of Dimes Bikers for Babies. He also was active in his church community, as his faith was important to him. Bob was always willing to help anyone in need. He loved animals and would often be found helping at the Sedalia Humane Society. Bob also loved spending time with his family and friends.

Bob is survived by one daughter, Chrysta Graham (Billy), of Yukon, OK; one granddaughter, Caitlyn Graham; one brother, John Carrender (Lori), of Fort Worth, TX; one step-son, Jimmy Sweet (Ariana), of Clinton, MO; three step-grandchildren, Skylar Sweet, Xander Sweet, and Faith Sweet; life-long companion, Mona Sweet of Clinton, MO; and several nieces, nephews, and close friends.

In addition to his parents, Bob was preceded in death by two sisters, Linda Steelman and Patricia Carrender.

Funeral service will be held at 11:00 am, Friday, September 17, 2021 at Rea Funeral Chapel, Sedalia, MO with Rev. Jason McClain, officiating.

Visitation will be held one hour prior to service.

Burial will be at Fairview Cemetery, Sweet Springs, MO.

Pallbearers will be Donnie Hayworth, Doug Barb, Mike Cook, Kevin Ownby, Gabriel Rimmer, and Samantha Sweet.

Memorial contributions may be made to Olive Branch Baptist Church, in care of Rea Funeral Chapel, Sedalia.

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