Robert W. Poort will celebrate his 80th birthday with an open house, hosted by his children and grandchildren, from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at 23561 Georgetown Rd. in Sedalia.
He was born Aug. 12, 1934, in Columbus.
He is married to Dorothy A. Poort.
Robert has five children, Neal Poort, of Reeds Spring, Vernon Poort and Art Poort, both of Sedalia, Elissa McVey, of Aurora, and Angela Kreisel, of Cole Camp; 13 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.