Robert Satterfield

Sunday, February 1, 2009

Robert Satterfield

CAIRO, Ill. -- Robert D. Satterfield, 78, of Cairo died Monday, Jan. 26, 2009, at Daystar Care Center in Cairo.

He was born Feb. 4, 1930, in Cairo, son of Louis Lloyd and Ima Louise Atherton Satterfield. He married Mary Ruth McGinness.

Satterfield was a member and deacon of First Southern Baptist Church in Cairo and was the retired owner of Satterfield Insurance Agency and Real Estate Co. in Cairo. He was a veteran who served in the U.S. Army.

Satterfield was a member and past president of the Cairo Rotary Club, where he was also a Paul Harris Fellow.

He was a member and past master of Cairo AF & AM Lodge No. 237, past commander of Knights Templar of Cairo and a member of Ainad Shrine Temple of East St. Louis, Ill. He was also past director of the Security Bank and Trust Co. of Cairo and the Tamms State Bank of Cairo. Satterfield was a past president of the Cairo Chamber of Commerce and served on the board of directors for the Cairo Historical Association and Community Health Services.

Survivors include his wife of Cairo.

Friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday at First Southern Baptist Church in Cairo.

Funeral will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the church, with the Rev. Tom Hoskins officiating.

Interment will be in Sikeston Memorial Park Cemetery in Sikeston, Mo.

Barkett Funeral Home in Cairo is in charge of arrangements.