Robert “Bob” Eugene Harrell, 94 of Springfield, passed away on January 18, 2023.

In 1945, at age 17, Bob enlisted in the Navy near the end of World War II and served two years before returning to civilian life.   In 1952, he was recalled for service during the Korean conflict and was stationed at a Navy base on Tokyo Bay in Japan for one year.

Bob and Joy were married in 1953 and began their family the following year. Bob’s entire career was spent in the printing industry, beginning at the Gospel Publishing House in Springfield.  In 1959, he joined Western Litho Plate and Supply, a St. Louis-based printing supply company. 

A visitation will be held at 10:30 a.m., with services following at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, January 21, 2023, at Maranatha Chapel.

Burial will follow in Mt. Comfort Cemetery.

Following the committal service, a luncheon will be served at the Maranatha Village Community Center.

Services are being arraigned by Greenalwn Funeral Home.