Robert A. "Bob" Current
September 02, 1946 - December 24, 2020
PLEASE NOTE TIME CHANGE DUE TO WEATHER. 2 P.M. WEDNESDAY.
Robert A. "Bob" Current, 74, of Monmouth, Iowa, passed away suddenly on Thursday morning, December 24, 2020, at the Jackson County Regional Health Center in Maquoketa.
A graveside service and burial celebrating his life will be held 2 P.M., Wednesday, December 30, 2020 at Pence Cemetery, rural Baldwin, Iowa, with military honors. Visitation will be held from 4 to 6 P.M., Tuesday, December 29, 2020 at Carson Celebration of Life Center in Maquoketa.
It will be required to utilize face masks and to observe social distancing guidelines during the visitation and services.
Robert Allan Current was born on September 2, 1946 in Maquoketa, Iowa to Arlo L. and Winifred May (White) Current. He attended school in Baldwin and graduated from Maquoketa High School in 1966. Shortly thereafter he married Delores Ann Caes on September 24, 1966 in Baldwin, Iowa. He then served his country in the U.S. Army receiving an honorable discharge.
Upon returning home from serving his country, "Bob" worked at Clinton Engines in Maquoketa for 13 years and Red Jacket Pumps in Davenport for 18 years. He also farmed for the last 50 years in the Monmouth area until present.
"Bob" loved his family dearly and going to his grandchildrens' sporting activities. He also loved his two dogs "Bode" and "Bear". He was an avid fan of the the Green Bay Packers and the Iowa Hawkeyes. Additionally, he enjoyed hunting, taking his boat fishing, riding his ATV, going to the casino, having coffee with friends, rummage sales, playing cards and mowing the yard.
Those left to honor his memory include his wife Delores Current of Monmouth, IA; children, Brian (Tonya) Current of Maquoketa, IA, Gary (Stacy) Current of Monmouth, IA, Brenda Current of Greendale, WI, Sherry (Mike) Snyder of Maquoketa, IA, Kathy (Peter) Streets of Wyoming, IA, and Lora (Jack) Smith of Lost Nation, IA; a sister, Sharon (Randall) Edwards of Kahoka, MO; 12 grandchildren, Codey and Courtney Current, Kristin and Kaytlin Current, Tiffiny, Nicole and Justin Snyder, Alyssa and Brianna Streets, Austin, Alex and Alivia Smith; 3 great-grandchildren, Ryder and Keegan Campbell, and Cora Current. He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers Richard and Darwin Current, sisters Connie Willey and Joyce Houston, and a grandchild Kayla Current.
Condolences and memorials may be sent to Carson Celebration of Life Center, 318 West Pleasant Street, Maquoketa, Iowa 52060 c/o Robert A. "Bob" Current Family.
The Carson Celebration of Life Center in Maquoketa is caring for the family. Please feel free to call or stop at the funeral home with notes of support or leave words of comfort on the funeral home website at www.CarsonAndSon.com.