Robert Boone Hightower

February 8, 1956March 26, 2012

Robert “Bob” B. Hightower, 56, passed away Monday, March 26, 2012 in Carlin, Nevada doing what he loved most which was traveling across the country. Visitation will be held from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Wednesday, April 4, 2012 at Johnson’s Funeral Home. A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, April 5, 2012 at Johnson’s Funeral Home with family inurnment at a later date. Robert was born February 8, 1956 in Fort Worth, Texas to Harold and Janetta Hightower. Robert graduated from Lakeview High School and attended Angelo State University where he was a member of PKA. Robert loved to gold pan, spend time in the mountains of New Mexico and Colorado and had a sense of love for all God’s creatures. His most recent greatest joy was the birth of his granddaughter Elizabeth. Robert is preceded in death by his mother Janetta (Oakley) Hightower and Uncles N. A. Hightower and Al Hightower. Surviving Robert is his wife Cynthia; his father Dr. Harold Hightower; sister Mari Doss; sons Jeremy Hightower and Laramie Hightower; daughter Cheyene Potter and husband Daniel; granddaughter Elizabeth Potter; uncle Thomas Oakley; cousins Jane, Linda, Diane, David, Jan, and Christy; a very special cousin Newton Hightower; special friends Bruce Jenkins, Mike Sietz, and Bill Armstrong. In addition he is survived by special friends of his daughter who brought joy to his life Dylan Gomez and Eli Gomez and their children Riley and Bentley, also Kinley and Bethany Prichard and their daughter Blakley. He also leaves behind his trusting companion Annie the Beagle. The Family would like everyone to dress comfortably and in bright colors, Bob was a boots, pressed jeans, and pressed starch shirt kind of man. In lieu of flowers please make donations to the Mustang Preservation Society, American Diabetes Association, or the American Heart Association.


  • Visitation Wednesday, April 4, 2012
  • Memorial Service Thursday, April 5, 2012

Robert Boone Hightower

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cynthiah hightower

March 31, 2013

Hard to believe it has been a year since you left us.Wish I could turn back time and tell you not to go .Then you wouldnt have been in that truck and you would probably still be here with us. Ill be missing you always.

Cynthia Hightower

July 10, 2012

Months have passed and time does not heal all wounds. Missing you more and more everyday . Wish I had the chance to tell you how much I loved you just one more time.

Debbie Wilson

April 11, 2012

Cynthia, I am so sorry to hear about your loss. I just heard about it today. My thoughts and prayers are with you and you family.

Pat Davenport-Sims

April 6, 2012


I am so very sorry for your loss. I'm glad that Cheyenne called to tell me of this tragedy. I am here for you, any time of day or night. My prayers are with you and yours during this family crisis. Bob isn't far away.....he is watching over you darlin. Love to you & yours always,

Kayla Gomez

April 6, 2012

CIndy, we at Dr. Patel's office in Abilene were very saddened by this news. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Yvonne Greene

April 6, 2012

Cindy, please know how sorry I am for your loss and that my prayers are with you and your entire extended family in this most difficult time. Stay strong in Christ.

Dr and Mrs Patrick and Lee Moore

April 6, 2012

Dr Hightower and Mari, I just found out today about Bob's passing from a friend of ours, Doug Webb. We want to extend our deepest sympathies to you both and let you know you are in our thoughts and prayers. May the Lord bless you and comfort you...and may he give you strength.

Cathy Ayres

April 5, 2012

Cindy, I am so sorry for your loss. You and your family are in my prayers

April 4, 2012

From the Seitz family to Cindy and children and Dr. Hightower, we all want to extend our sincere sympathy. Bob and Mike first became friends at about 4 years old, and not many friendships last this long. From Mike and our family, we wish you peace with God's help. Our prayers are with you.
The Russell Seitz family

Peggy Koenig

April 4, 2012

So very sorry for your loss.... May God give you His comfort and peace during this time. Please let us know if you need anything...
Peggy Koenig (Ryan's mom)