MSG Robert "Bob" R. Clouatre

February 5, 1946May 12, 2013

MSG Robert “Bob” Clouatre, 67, U.S. Army (RET), of Phenix City, Alabama, died Sunday May 12, 2013 at his home. Funeral services will be 1:00pm EST Wednesday May 15th in the chapel of Striffler-Hamby Mortuary, 3770 Hwy 431 N/280 W, Phenix City, Alabama, 36867, with the Reverend Marvin Minton officiating. Interment with military honors will be in Ft. Mitchell National Cemetery, Ft. Mitchell, Alabama. The family will receive friends Wednesday 1 hour prior to the service at the funeral home.

MSG Clouatre was born February 5, 1946 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, son of Leslie J. Clouatre, Sr. and Dorothy Weist Clouatre. He retired from the U.S. Army after more than 20 years of service. Military awards include the Bronze Star medal (2 awards), Purple Heart Medal (2 awards), Army Commendation Medal (5awards), Combat Infantry Badge, numerous other personal and unit citations and medals. Other than his parents Mr. Clouatre is preceded in death by his wife, Jeanie Mae Norris Clouatre.

Survivors include his wife, Rhonda Brown Clouatre , sons and their spouses, Roger and Lynn Tanton, Joel and Robin Shumate, Gene and Tammy Shumate, Brian and Amy Shumate, stepdaughters, Chiela and Brittany Brown, sisters, Victoria (Bobby) Lucas, Denise Johnson, brother, Leslie J. Clouatre, Jr., 12 grandchildren, 6 great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. To offer condolences please visit



  • Visitation Wednesday, May 15, 2013
  • Funeral Service Wednesday, May 15, 2013


  • Interment

MSG Robert "Bob" R. Clouatre

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kasy tanton

May 22, 2013

I really do miss you gpa. I bet gma is giving you an ear full. Lol love u

Vicki Lynne Lucas

May 19, 2013

Altough we spent years apart, my big brother, Bobby, was always in my heart. I am sorry we missed a lifetime.
Always loved you.
Your sister,

your # 2 son joel

May 16, 2013

I'll going to miss you Dad and love you

joel shumate

May 15, 2013

your son joel

May 15, 2013

i miss you dad and i love you

Corinne Everly

May 15, 2013

Sending our condolences to the family. We will keep you close to our hearts and please let us know if there is anything at all we can do to help get through this difficult time. Rest in peace Bob, and for his children, know he is basking in the glory of God.

Kevin Aker

May 15, 2013

Sorry to hear about your loss. Bob was a good man, always ready to share a joke. We've already missed him working here at the local government. Our thoughts and prayers go out to Bob's friends and family.

May 14, 2013

Our condolences to the family. The Lucas Family in NC