Robert “Bob” Barbour, 78, of Connersville passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family at his home on Monday morning, March 01, 2021.
The only child of William and Beryl Berninger Barbour, Bob was born in Connersville on January 6, 1943 and graduated from Fayette Central High School with the class of 1961.
On August 24, 1962, Bob married the former Mary Jarrett in Connersville. Mrs. Barbour survives.
For many years, Bob was employed with Design and Manufacturing in Connersville until its closing, then he drove a truck for Schneider National until his retirement.
Bob was a member of the Eagles, Knights of Columbus, and Eagle Riders. In his leisure time, he enjoyed camping, hunting, fishing, golfing, playing poker, and spending time with his family and friends.
Besides his wife of 58 years, Mary Barbour, survivors include two daughters, Michele (John) Smith of New Jersey and Lee Ann (Scott) Hertel of Connersville; two grandchildren, Kylee Smith and Hunter Smith; three step-grandchildren, Brady Hertel, Dustin Hertel, and Megan Fitzsimmons; a brother-in-law, Joe (Kathy) Jarrett; and a sister-in-law, Ronda Knipp.
Bob was preceded in death by his parents; a brother-in-law, Ronnie Jarrett; a son-in-law, Wayne Ervin; and a nephew, Chris Jarrett.
Family and friends may call from 11:00 a.m. until the time of service at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 4, 2021 at Miller, Moster, Robbins Funeral Home. Reverend Bob Smith will officiate. Burial will be in Everton Cemetery at a later date.
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