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Robert Eugene Schweikert

May 9, 1932 November 29, 2018
Robert Eugene Schweikert
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Obituary for Robert Eugene Schweikert

Robert Eugene Schweikert, age 86, a resident of rural Ft. Scott, Kansas, passed away Thursday, November 29, 2018, at Country Place Senior Living in Ft. Scott. He was born May 9, 1932, in Ft. Scott, the son of Dorace Benjamin Schweikert and Lorene Hays Schweikert. Bob graduated from the Ft. Scott High School. He later served with the United States Army from 1953 to 1955. Following his military service, he married Jeanette Gray on July 13, 1958, at Ft. Scott. In earlier years, Bob had worked for Central Gun Shop in Ft. Scott. In 1976, he started his own business, Bob’s Gun & Lock, which was located on East Wall Street. Bob enjoyed hunting and fishing and spending time outdoors. He also enjoyed riding his motorcycles. He had served for several years on the Evergreen Cemetery Board and had served as their President. He was a member of the Ft. Scott Masonic Lodge and the First Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Jeanette, of the home. He was preceded in death by his parents, Dorace Benjamin Schweikert and Lorene Hays Schweikert Feemster.

Rev. Chuck Russell will conduct graveside services at 10:00 A.M. Monday, December 3rd at the Evergreen Cemetery. Military honors will be conducted at the cemetery. Family and friends may meet at the Cheney Witt Chapel prior to leaving for the cemetery at 9:45 A.M. on Monday. Memorials are suggested to the Alzheimer’s Association or to Mercy Hospice and may be left in care of the Cheney Witt Chapel, 201 S. Main, P.O. Box 347, Ft. Scott, KS 66701. Words of remembrance may be submitted to the online guestbook at

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10:00 AM 12/3/2018 10:00:00 AM
Evergreen Cemetery

914 215th St
Fort Scott, KS 66701

Evergreen Cemetery
914 215th St Fort Scott 66701 KS
United States

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Evergreen Cemetery Final Resting Place

914 215th St
Fort Scott, KS 66701

914 215th St Fort Scott 66701 KS
United States

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Mercy Hospice

Alzheimer's Association


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