Robert (Bob) D. Kiser

Robert (Bob) D. Kiser, 84 of Fort Worth, formerly of Abilene and Sand Springs, Texasdied Thursday, June 26, 2014 in Ft. Worth, Texas.Bob will lay in state at Elmwood Funeral Home, 5750 U.S. Hwy 277 S., Abilene, Texas, from 12 to 4 p.m. Sunday, June 29, 2014.Funeral service will be held Tuesday, July 1, at 10 a.m. at the Coahoma Church of Christ with Bennie Whitehead officiating, directed by The Elmwood Funeral Home, Abilene, Texas. Burial will follow at Trinity Memorial Park, Big Spring, Texas. The family will receive friends at a visitation 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday, June 30 at Coahoma Church of Christ.Bob was born to Chester and Iva Kiser on Oct. 4, 1929, in Mitchell County, Texas. He graduated from Coahoma High School in 1947 and studied at Abilene Christian College. In 1948, he went to work at Cosden Oil and Chemical Company, serving as supervisor of the inspection department. Robert (Bob) married Geneva Turner on March 24, 1949, in Big Spring, Texas. During his tenure at Cosden he was serving as the minister of Sand Springs Church of Christ. In 1975 he retired from Cosden to focus his time and attention to full-time ministry. He served as a minister at Churches of Christ in Grapevine, Texas, Fort Worth, Texas, Mountain Home, Ark., and Stephenville, Texas. Bob was had four children, nine grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.Bob is survived by his wife, Geneva Kiser of Fort Worth; four children, Sandra Kiser of Abilene, Terry Kiser and wife Donna of Fort Worth, Karen Knight and husband Gregg of Pottsboro, Texas, and Kyle Kiser and wife Denise of Fort Worth; three sisters, Pat Allen, Mary Anderson and Judy Pherigo, all of Coahoma; nine grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents.Online condolences and memories may be made at