Games 02

Robert Joseph Sumner

April 15, 1951 ~ October 23, 2019 (age 68)

Obituary Image


Robert J Sumner JR age 68 of Cambridge, passed away at his home on October 23, 2019.  He was born April 15, 1951 in North Adams, MA to Robert Sr. and Shirley (Perras) Sumner. 

Robert enlisted in the Army in 1972 and was Honorable Discharge in 1976

He was married Karen Depuy on July 16, 1988 in North Adams, MA.  The couple moved to Nebraska three years ago from Delaware.  Robert enjoy putting puzzles together and fishing.  Robert was a loving husband and father and grandfather.  He was employed for many years as a mechanic, but later in life worked as a carpenter

He was preceded in death by his mother: Shirley; 2 brothers: Ricky and Gary.  His favorite Chiwawa companion of 14 years “Buddy” the dog.

Robert is survived by his wife Karen of Cambridge, NE; sons: Robert Sumner III of Cambridge; Lester Mansfield of Delaware; Michael Mansfield of Texas; daughter: Mikalla Sumner of Delaware; 12 grandchildren; father: Robert of North Adams, MA; Ed and wife Barbara Sumner of Wichita, KS; David of MA;  sisters: Rose and husband John Stokes of Hoosac Falls, NY; Bernadette Burdick of MA; Michelle       of MA; Jane Teatreau of Adams, MA; Lori Brewer of MA: Brenda Burlington of TN.

In keeping with Roberts request he was cremated.  No services are planned at this time.  Friends may leave on-line condolences at  Memorials may be left in his name at the Lockenour-Jones Mortuary of Cambridge, NE.


To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Robert Joseph Sumner, please visit our floral store.


You can still show your support by sending flowers directly to the family, or by planting a memorial tree in the memory of Robert Joseph Sumner


In His name

© 2020 Lockenour-Jones Mortuary. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS & TA