Bob was a veteran of the U.S. Army and affiliated with the Eastside Baptist Church, Broken Bow. He loved hunting, fishing, gardening, tractor work and spending time with his family and friends.He was preceded in death by his mother and father; one brother, Burt Bender and two sisters, Mary Woods and Betty Jo Jordon.Bob leaves to cherish his memory his wife, Margaret Bender, of the home; one son, Danny Ray Bender, Oklahoma City; two daughters, Brenda Gay, Broken Bow and Bobbie Tabor, Oklahoma City; four step-sons, Allen Cobb, Phoenix, AZ, Phillip Cobb, Idabel, Rick Penningotn, Wright City and Terry Grams, Broken Bow; one step-daughter, Rita Pennington, Oklahoma City; three brothers, Jerry Bender, Oklalhoma City, Charles Bender and Paul Bender Jr. both of Broken Bow; two sisters, Josephine Murry, Dequeen, AR and Pauline Dailey, TX; several grandchildren, step-grandchildren, several nieces, nephews and friends.Graveside Services will be held today at 4:00 p.m., Thursday, April 26, 2007, at Broken Bow Cemetery. Bro. Dean Smith will officiate. \nTo send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Bob Bender, please visit our floral store.