Robert Lee Sooter, of Rolla, Mo., passed away Monday, Nov. 24, 2008, at the age of 69.

He was born July 13, 1939, in Rolla, Mo., to the late Dorsie V. Sooter and Eunice E. (Riddle) Sooter.  On Dec. 30, 1961, he married Sharon Barnett who survives of the home.  To this union, three daughters were born.


Robert Lee Sooter, of Rolla, Mo., passed away Monday, Nov. 24, 2008, at the age of 69.
He was born July 13, 1939, in Rolla, Mo., to the late Dorsie V. Sooter and Eunice E. (Riddle) Sooter.  On Dec. 30, 1961, he married Sharon Barnett who survives of the home.  To this union, three daughters were born.
Robert was baptized on March 31, 1953, at the First Baptist Church of Dixon.  He graduated from the Dixon High School in 1957.  Robert was a veteran of the United States Air Force having served from 1957 – 1961.  He then worked for Kroger in Data Processing in St. Louis before returning to the Rolla/Dixon area as a general contractor for 36 years.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death an infant sister, Eunice Esther Sooter in 1938.
Robert will be sadly missed by his surviving family which includes his wife, Sharon Sooter of Rolla; three daughters, Traci Sooter of Springfield, Mo.; Dana Booker and husband James of Cuba, Mo., and Robyn Sooter of Rolla, Mo.; one brother, Dean Sooter and wife Dorothy of Rolla, Mo.; two sisters, Georgia Beydler and husband Bill of Springfield, Mo. and Barbara Wessner and husband John of Rolla, Mo.; five grandchildren, Chelsea Elizabeth, Sara Kay, Rachael Ann, Thomas James and Samuel Dane and his mother-in-law, Blanche Barnett.
A funeral service for Robert L. Sooter will be conducted at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 29, 2008, at the Null and Son Funeral Home of Rolla.  Rev. Brandon McCombs will officiate.  Interment with military honors will follow at the Dixon City Cemetery.  A visitation for family and friends will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 28, 2008, at the funeral home.  A Masonic service will be conducted at 6:30 p.m.
Memorial contributions are suggested to the Shriner’s Children’s Hospital.  Online condolences may be offered at www.nullandsonfuneralhome.com.
All arrangements are under the direction of the Null and Son Funeral Home of Rolla.