Robert "Bob" Evan Stanley Sr. died Oct. 29, 2007, surrounded by his family.

He was born on July 6, 1942, in Washington, Iowa.

He was preceded in death by his father, Bernard Stanley; mother, Lovina Stanley; and grandson, Justin Dochterman.

He is survived by his wife of 30 years, Paula; his children, Dustin Dochterman and wife Annie of Alexandria, Mo., Tonya Hayden, Robert Evan Stanley II and his wife Sarah, all of Corpus Christi; grandchildren, Dustin and Shane Dochterman, Summer Hayden and Robert Evan Stanley III; sister, Donna Luchau of Moriarty, N.M.; and many other relatives.

Bob loved the open road driving the PM express cross country where he made friends everywhere. Bob always had a love of horses, which he inherited from his father.

A memorial service was held Friday, Nov. 2, at 3 p.m. in the Sawyer-George Funeral Home Chapel.

In lieu of flowers there is a memorial set up in his name at Christus Spohn Cancer Center, 1415 Santa Fe St., Corpus Christi, Texas 78404.

Sawyer-George Funeral Home