Robert Harold Corkle


November 1, 1927 - July 16, 2023  

Robert Corkle, 95, of Rapid City, S.D. died at the Hospice House of the Hills on July 16, 2023.

Robert Harold Corkle was born on November 1, 1927 to Robert and Violet (Brown) Corkle. He graduated from Hot Springs High School in 1946 and married Shirley Ayres on September 23, 1946. They lived most of their married life in the Hot Springs area.

They had one daughter, Linda Block, Lincoln, Neb.  Shirley preceded them in death on June 13, 1993.

Robert married Leila Pease on September 1, 2000. They lived in Hill City and later moved to Rapid City. They were married 20 years and 3 weeks away from 21 years. Leila passed away October 2, 2020.

Bob lived at Edgewood Assisted Living in Rapid City surrounded by his wonderful friends and caregivers at Edgewood Assisted Living and his family of believers at The Little White Church in Hill City.

He is survived by his daughter, Linda Block; 2 grandchildren, Christina Biggerstaff, Ceresco, Neb., and Randy Jensen, Omaha Neb.,  as well as 2 great grand children.

Services were held at The Little White Church in Hill City Monday, July 24, 2023.

Memorial gifts may be sent to The Little White Church, 523 Main St. PO Box 385, Hill City, S.D

Interment will be at Evergreen Cemetery in Hot Springs at a later date. 

Fall River County Herald Star

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