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Robert Nidiffer

January 29, 1954 — September 8, 2016

Robert C. "Bob" Nidiffer, 62, of Kansas City, Missouri, was born, January 29, 1954, in Elizabethton, Tennessee, the son of James R. and Barbara A. (Dierker) Nidiffer. He departed this life on Thursday, September 8, 2016, at his home surrounded with love and family. Bob was a proud United States Navy veteran.

On March 18, 1978, he was united in marriage to Nancy in Kansas City, Missouri.

Bob, better known to his friends and family as "Tennessee Bob, the man, the myth, the legend", owned and operated his own painting company, BN Pro Painting in Kansas City, Missouri. He enjoyed playing guitar in a band, fishing, hunting, and was a motorcycle enthusiast. The most important thing to him was his family.

Bob was preceded in death by his father James Robert Nidiffer and his mother Barbara Ann (Dierker) Carlson.

He is survived by his wife Nancy of the home; two sons, Matt Brown of Garland, Texas and Bobby Nidiffer of Kansas City, Missouri; three daughters, Colleen M. Speers, of Raymore, Missouri, Jacque (and Robert) Long of Pleasant Hill, Missouri, and Sara (and Gash) Caudill of Kansas City, Missouri; 11 grandchildren; 1 great-grandchild; three sisters, Nicki (and Jeff) Janusik of Lone Jack, Janet (and Bud) Gholson of Houston, Texas, and Sarah (and Ray) Whitehead, of Elizabethton, Tennessee; other relatives and friends.

Funeral services were held Tuesday, September 13, 2016, at the funeral home. Reverend D. Kent Deubner officiated. Graveside military services and interment were held in the Lone Jack Cemetery with full military honors by the U.S. Navy and the V.F.W. Post #3118 Honor Guard. Casket bearers were Mark Bach, Gash Caudill, Robert Long, Jim Martley, Larry Streit, and Fred Whitaker.

Memorial contributions are suggested to the Lone Jack Cemetery and may be sent in care of the funeral home.

Arrangements: Stanley-Dickey Funeral Home, 203 N. Armstrong, Pleasant Hill, Missouri 64080 (816) 540-5550

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