Bob Overton

Written by Theresa Rose on November 11, 2019

Robert L. “Bob” Overton, 87, of Mt. Pleasant, died Saturday, September 28, 2019 at home.

The family will meet friends at 2:00pm on Saturday November 16 in the Fellowship Hall at First United Methodist Church for a time of remembrance.

The Kimzey Funeral Home, 213 N. Main St., Mt. Pleasant, is assisting the family

Those considering an expression of sympathy may direct memorials to the family for a charity to be named later. Online condolences may be directed to

Bob was born March 21, 1932 in Donnellson, Iowa. He was the son of Lee Harold and Helen Berniece (Best) Overton, He graduated from Donnellson High School and served in the US Army during the Korean War. On June 10, 1955  in Franklin, IA, Bob was united in marriage to Phyllis Jean Pardall.

Bob worked 33 years for the Rural Electric Cooperative.

Survivors include his wife Phyllis, 3 children – Kelly (Kay) Overton of Wayland, Laurie (Kim) Klopfenstein of Winfield and Ann (Rick) Thomas of Mt. Pleasant; 5 grandchildren, 7 great grandchildren and a brother, Gene Overton of Iowa City.

His parents preceded him in death.