Robert L. Anstead passed away September 2, 2012 in Boise, Idaho. He was born October 7, 1936 in Gridley, California to Robert James and Vera Campbell Anstead.
He graduated from Gridley High School and later received his bachelor’s degree from the University of San Francisco.
Bob was first united in marriage to Nancy Ellen Smith and had four children: Clay, Scott, Stewart, and Lyndi. After they divorced, he married JoAnn Mullinix Thomas in 1981 who had four children: Piper, Ginger, Tim, and Amber.
He was an active member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and blessed the lives of many through faithful service.
Robert Anstead is survived by his wife JoAnn, his children from his marriage to Nancy Smith Vogel: Clay (Tammie), Scott (Shannon), Stewart (Kelly), and Lyndi Dani (Aaron), his children from his current marriage to JoAnn: Piper Mowrey (Bob), Tim Thomas (JanaLee), and Amber Welton (Ralph), and his sisters Gloria Hillier (Ronald) and Bonnie Campbell. He is preceded in death by his parents, his daughter Ginger Thomas Hayes (Matt), and his eldest brother, Ronald.
They have 8 children, 30 grandchildren, and 3 great-grandchildren.
There will be a viewing and a funeral on Saturday, September 8, 2012 at the South Cole LDS Chapel located at 3555 S. Cole Road in Boise. The viewing will be from 10:00 am to 10:45 am. The funeral will begin at 11:00 am. Interment will be at the Cloverdale Cemetery in Boise.