Robert (Bob) Barron Clogston Sr., age 63, of Sebring, died suddenly on Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2013.
Bob was born in Franklin, N.H., on July 31, 1950 and he was a 1969 graduate of Franklin High School. His employment in N.H. included: Giles Dairy, Clogston Bros. Construction Co., owner of Tilton Inn, N.H. Road and Bridge Dept., N.H. Department of Corrections as a prison guard and retired from the N.H. state prison as the workshop manager. He was an active member in many organizations: Tilton Zoning Board, Lakes Region Planning Commission Board, co-chairman of Tilton/Northfield Old Home Day, member of the Belknap Rangers Motorcycle Club, and a volunteer firefighter for the Tilton/Northfield area.
After moving to Sebring in 1993, Bob kept busy using his love of antiques, woodworking, and community service to help the Sebring area. He owned Hoarse Whisperer Antiques and was a past president of the Downtown Merchants in Sebring. He was a member of Parish Nursing, and was a member and past president of Gideon's International Sebring chapter. He was especially devoted as a member and Assistant Pastor at First United Methodist Church in Avon Park.
Bob is survived by his loving wife of 43 years, Carol Ann (Caveney) Clogston; his three sons: Robert and Cynthia Clogston Jr., of Tilton, N.H.; Jeffery and Stacey Clogston, of Sebring; and Gabriel and Karen Clogston, of Sebring. The greatest joys in Bob's life were his grandchildren: Barron, Alyssa, Cailey, McKenzie, Hopelynn, and Emily. He is also survived by his mother, June (Dwyer) Clogston, of Boscawen, N.H., and his siblings: William and Linda Clogston Jr., of Bristol, N.H.; Cynthia and John Rayno, of Lakeland; and Brian and Sue Clogston, of Perth, Australia. He also has many beloved nieces, nephews, and many extended family members. Bob is predeceased by his father, William H. Clogston Sr.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to First United Methodist Church in Avon Park or to the Sebring chapter of Gideon's International.
Memorial services are Tuesday, Dec. 3 at 11 a.m. at First United Methodist Church, 200 S. Lake Ave., Avon Park.
Condolences or Life Stories may be expressed in his Guestbook. Morris Funeral Chapel, Sebring, Fl.
Preceded In Death By
William H. Clogston Sr., Father
Carol Ann (Caveney) Clogston, Wife
Robert and Cynthia Clogston Jr., Son
Jeffery and Stacey Clogston, Son
Gabriel and Karen Clogston, Son
Barron, Alyssa, Cailey, McKenzie,
Hopelynn, and Emily
June (Dwyer) Clogston, Mother
William and Linda Clogston Jr., Brother
Cynthia and John Rayno, Sister
Brian and Sue Clogston, Brother
many extended family members.
Place Of Birth: Franklin, N.H.
Place Of Death: Sebring, FL
Death: November 26, 2013
Memorial services are Tuesday,
Dec. 3 at 11 a.m. at
First United Methodist Church,
200 S. Lake Ave., Avon Park.
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