Mauch, Robert (Bob) Gordon
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November 9, 1929 - February 22, 2020
Robert (Bob) Gordon Mauch of Carrollton, Texas passed away on February 22, 2020.
Bob was born November 9, 1929 in Muskegon, MI to the late Frank Henry and Marie Gill Mauch. He is preceded in death by his brother Frank Gill Mauch and sister Julia Ellen Landreth. He is survived by his loving wife Martha Mauch of 55 years, sons Loy Mauch of Bismarck AR, Lloyd Mauch and wife Angela of The Colony TX, step son Wayne James and wife Robin of Helena AR and daughter Debbie Mauch of Carrollton. Grandchildren Casey Mauch and Wife Courtney, Tyler Mauch and wife Hali, Brianna Wallace and husband Jacob, Dylan Mauch, Mckenzie Poe and husband Blair and Scout Mauch. Great grandchildren Jase Cleveland, Charlotte Mauch and MariAlice Poe. Sister in Law Marjorie Mauch, Irene Maddux, Mary Ballard and husband Dan. Brother in law Bill Maddux. And numerous nieces and nephews.
Bob attended school in Muskegon , MI and Pine Bluff, AR. He joined the U.S. Navy in April 1946 where he served aboard the USS Gardiners Bay AVP 39 as a seaman first class in the South Pacific until December 1949 at which time he was honorably discharged. He was present at an Atomic Bomb Test at Eniwetok in 1948.
After his service in the Navy, which he was so proud of, he went to work for Southwestern Bell Telephone Co on March 13, 1950 as a lineman in the Pine Bluff district. He retired on June 30, 1984 as a repairman. Bob was a lifelong Baptist and a member of Highland Baptist Church and First Baptist Church of Carrollton. Bob was a Blue Lodge Mason and served as Master of Carrollton Lodge 1400 in 1977 –1978 and Master of James A Smith Lodge 345 in 2013-2014 and 2014-2015. Bob was a District Instructor for many years and enjoyed teaching Masonary. He served as a District Deputy Grand Master in 1993 and was a member of the York Rite, Scottish Rite and Hella Shrive Temple.
Bob was a life member of the Disabled American Veterans and the Veterans of Under Age Military Service. His passions were God first and then his family and friends. He loved fishing and was a die hard fan of the Arkansas Razorbacks.
“I still don’t get 7 ate 9” Bob Mauch.
The family will be receiving visitors for a visitation and viewing on Wednesday, February 26, 2020 from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm in the Brooks Family Chapel of the North Dallas Funeral Home, 2710 Valley View Lane, Farmers Branch, Texas 75234.
Funeral services will be on Thursday, February 27, 2020 at 2:00 pm in the Brooks Family Chapel at the North Dallas Funeral Home.
A graveside service, with military honors, will be on Friday, February 28, 2020 at 9:00 am at the Dallas Fort Worth National Cemetery 2000 Mountain Creek Parkway, Dallas, Texas 75211.
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