Bob proudly served our country in the United States Marine Corps. He enjoyed his work as an iron worker his whole life. Bob loved his dogs, fishing and traveling. Most of all, he loved his family and will be missed by all who knew him.
He was preceded in death by his father, Robert Pilger, Sr. and his wife, Shirley Pilger.
Bob is survived by his two daughters, Sierra Pace and husband Michael of Branson, Candace Pilger of Sparta; his grandchildren, Blaine Gibson, Brielle Gibson, Paxton Pilger; his mother, Jean Pilger of Ozark; a brother, Glenn Pilger of Ozark; a sister, Dianna Rumbold of Arkansas; and his nieces, Christi Pilger and Niki Wallen.
A graveside memorial gathering will be held at 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, September 7, 2016, at Missouri Veterans Cemetery with full military honors.