Obituary for Robert “Bob” Clover

Ponca City Now - July 4, 2024 12:38 pm

Robert Lee Clover

February 24, 1960 – July 2, 2024

Robert Lee Clover was born February 24, 1960 at Blackwell Hospital in Blackwell, Oklahoma to Sandra Farnsworth. He passed peacefully at home in Ponca City, Oklahoma July 2, 2024 surrounded by his loved ones. Robert was raised in Old Kaw City and Burbank and attended Shidler High School where he graduated in 1978. He obtained his welding certificate shortly after high school and was a welder for 40+ years.

He met the love of his life, Marie, May 26, 1989 when working for Brown & Root in Texas City, TX. They were married in Houston, TX on August 4, 1990. They lived in the Houston area until 1996 when they moved to Oklahoma. Though they traveled with his job from time to time they made their home in Oklahoma.

“Bob” or “ Clover” as he was fondly referred to enjoyed being outside, loved horses, riding his Harley, working on vehicles, playing pool, listening to his tunes( he could name just about any song known), there was always something that needed to be fixed and that man absolutely loved his family with all that he was.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents John and Virginia Farnsworth, grandparents Ernest and Olive Marie Wolfenbarger, mother Sandra Ruelas( Farnsworth), Uncle Eb, long time friend Clay Donaldson, cousin Suzy Farnsworth, sister in law Debra Rennie and granddaughter Angelique Ramirez.

He is survived by his wife Marie Clover; parents Richard and Linda Rennie of Ponca City, Oklahoma; brothers Mike Clover of Ponca City, Oklahoma and Scott Rennie of Kaw City, Oklahoma ; son Jeremiah Ramirez and wife Kristina of Santa Fe, TX; daughter ReAnna Sanders and husband Charles of Spring, TX; son Ty Clover and wife Amy of Tonkawa, OK; grandchildren Araceli, Mykena ( Granpa’s “Button”), Chandler and Wife Valerie, Amadeus, Dayton, Roe, Cryslin, Riverlynn, Onixx, and Vander; great grandchildren Jeremiah, Hazel, Evelyn, and Lillianna. Nieces and nephews Tracy, Tara, Dusty, Dillon, and Micheala; as well as numerous great nieces and nephews and cousins; his 2 lifelong friends Tripp Mullins of Ponca City, Oklahoma and Mike Rowe of Burbank, Oklahoma.

He was one of the greats, was loved and will be missed by so many for generations to come. There will never be enough words to recount the magnificence of this man and we can all only hope he knew the immense impact he had on all of our lives.

Fight ‘em fair, ride high, light up that sky ….

Service will be Saturday July 6, 2024 at 10am at Washunga Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Trout Funeral Home & Crematory, 505 W Grand Ave, Ponca City, OK 74601.

Pallbearers: Ty Clover, Jeremiah Ramirez, Dusty Rennie, Tripp Mullins, Mike Rowe, LT Holmes

Source: Trout Funeral Home