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Bobby Lee Furse, 83, passed away on Monday, August 7th in his home in Phoenix, Arizona. The younger of two children, he was born April 13, 1934 to H. G. (Gay) and Elsie (Foltz) Furse of Alma, Nebraska. He graduated from Alma High School and went on to hold several occupations in Nebraska, Colorado, and Arizona; dry-cleaning, diesel mechanic, automotive mechanic, race car driver and stock car official, truck driver, salesman. He found his favorite profession after his retirement: golf course ranger.

He is survived by his wife of 26 years, Marilyn (Yates); 4 children: sons Aaron, Phoenix, Arizona; Garold (Roxanne), Lincoln, Nebraska; Larry, Whittier, California; and daughter Cynthia (Dave) Geu, Nathrop, Colorado; and 5 stepchildren: Derreck, Tia, Rick, Becky, and D'Nae. He was preceded in death by his parents; his sister, Jean Birt of Oxford, Nebraska; and stepson Monte. Bob loved his family. He and Marilyn hosted several annual family reunions in their Phoenix home. He will be missed by his children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren, family, and friends.

Bob was an avid fan of Nebraska Cornhusker football and closely followed the Arizona professional teams. Upon retirement he worked as a ranger for Phoenix area golf courses, allowing opportunities to work on his golf game as well as trading stories with others.

A celebration of life will be held at 11:30AM, Saturday, August 12th at Shadow Mountain Mortuary, 2350 E. Greenway Rd. The burial will be at a later date in the Alma, Nebraska cemetery.