Robert Wayne Blocker, 51, of Manila, died Monday, May 12, 2008, at Great River Medical Center in Blytheville. Born in Leachville he was the son of the late Franklin Blocker. He was a 1975 honors graduate of Eau Claire High School in Eau Claire, Mich., and had lived in Manila since 1993.
In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by his stepmother, Shirley Blocker; a sister, Debbie Churchill, and a brother, Roy Dale Blocker.
Survivors include is mother, Noma Jean Colangelo of Illinois; three daughters, Amber Blocker of Brentwood, Tenn., Dawn Blocker of Antioch, Tenn., Heather Blocker of Brentwood, Tenn.; a sister, Katrina Boles of Buchanan, Mich.; and three grandchildren.
A graveside service was held at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Lulu Cemetery near Senath, Mo., under the direction of Howard Funeral Service of Manila. To sign the online guest register log on to www.howardfuneralservice.com.