Memorial service for Robert “Bob” Suson, age 74, of Sulphur Springs, will be held at a later date. Mr. Suson passed away on Tuesday, December 8, 2020 at Christus Mother Frances Hospital, Sulphur Springs.
Robert was born on October 5, 1946 in Boyd, Texas to Robert and Flora Mae (Brown) Suson. He married Janice Parnell on November 28, 1975 in Decatur, TX. Bob was a strong union person and a 35 year member of UAW Local 276. He held several leadership positions including Election Committee and Joint Activities Representative. When he retired from General Motors he joined the Retiree Chapter and was elected Vice-Chairman. Bob was dedicated member of the Hopkins County Democratic Party and worked the polls during the presidential election. He was a member of the Hopkins County Master Gardeners. He had a great sense of humor and loved to tell jokes and make people laugh. He loved to fish every chance he got and he never met a stranger and could talk to anyone about anything.
He is survived by his wife, Janice of 45 years; daughter, Diann Branch and her husband, Scott; son, John Suson; three grandchildren, Morgan Pridemore, Metz Branch and Mallory Suson and one great grandchild, Knox Pridemore; sister, Hazel Ann Gregg.
Robert was preceded in death by his parents.