Robert Mantle 1939 - 2019       

Choctow, Oklahoma:  Robert (Bob) Mantle born October 4, 1939, in Wadsworth, Ohio, was called to his heavenly home January 14, 2019.

Bob was preceded in death by his parents Marion & Edith Mantle;  brothers Dale, Albert, and Don;  sister JoAnne;  and step-son Bobby Dennis.

Bob is survived by wife Glenda, son Tim Mantle, daughter Gail Shannon, and step-daughter Patti Dennis, five grandchildren Crystal Watford, Kelsie Cummins (Brandon), Justin Mantle (Valorie), Judd Shannon and Jakob Shannon, and 4 great-grandchildren Easton Watford, Jaxon Watford, Aria Mantle, and Gunner Cummins.

Bob was saved and baptized at the Main Street Baptist Church in Wadsworth, Ohio.   He was called to the Lord's ministry in 1963, and graduated from Baptist Bible College in Springfield, Missouri.   During his ministry he planted churches in Missouri, Indiana, and was a Pastor in Oklahoma.

Bob also worked for the City of Midwest City, sold real estate for Abide, Prudential and Remax.

He loved his church family at First Baptist Church, Choctaw, OK, where he taught a men's class and also taught the book of Revelation and many other topics from God's Word!   His desire was to be a blessing to his Savior and to others.

A memorial service was held at 2:00 p.m., Friday, January 18, 2019, at the First Baptist Church of Choctaw. Condolences may be offered at
Published in The Oklahoman on Jan. 17, 2019


   Bob Mantle      
   Wadsworth High School
   Class of 1958              

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