Robert "Bob" G. Kingsbury

Robert "Bob" G. Kingsbury


Robert G. Kingsbury      September 17, 1928 – December 3, 2018

Retired pastor Robert “Bob” G. Kingsbury, died on December 3, 2018, in Eugene, Oregon.   Bob was 90 and is survived by his wife, Shirley Kingsbury, of Eugene, Oregon, his four children, Kathy Kingsbury, Anne Bennett, Tony Kingsbury, and Grace Ruddy. He is also survived by 9 grandchildren and 1 great-grandson. Bob and Shirley were affiliated with First United Methodist Church in Eugene. 

Reverend Kingsbury served United Methodist Churches in Cave Junction, Wilderville, Astoria, Newberg, and Rainier/Clatskanie in the Oregon-Idaho Conference. He served as campus minister at the Wesley Foundations in both Corvallis (Oregon State University) and Eugene (University of Oregon). Rev. Kingsbury also served the World Student Christian Federation (Liberia) with the Methodist Board of Missions. He retired in 1993.

A memorial service for Rev. Kingsbury will be held Thursday, December 27, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. at Eugene First United Methodist Church at 1376 Olive St., Eugene, Oregon 97401. (541) 345-5025

Friends may contact Shirley Kingsbury at 3517 Regent Ave., Eugene, OR 97401 for condolences.

Memorial gifts may be made in Bob’s memory to United Campus Ministry at Oregon State University (101 NW 23rd St.; Corvallis, OR 97330), University of Oregon Wesley Center (2520 Harris St.; Eugene, OR 97405), or your local Habitat for Humanity chapter.

Elaine Stanovsky, Bishop
Dan Wilson-Fey, Conference Treasurer and Benefits Officer

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