Robert W. Lady

Wednesday, November 14, 2007

Robert W. Lady, 56, Greencastle, died Monday at Richard L. Roudebush VA Hospital, Indianapolis.

Born in Greencastle, he was the son of Samuel and Maude Maxine (Lady) Dickey. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam era.

He worked at Putnam County Highway Department as a driver and then for the Greencastle Fire Department for eight years.

Survivors include his daughter, Melissa Green and husband Jim, Greencastle; a caregiver, Wanda Lady, Greencastle; two step-daughters, Serita Majors and Melody West, both of Greencastle; three sisters, Judy Ray and husband Howard, Greencastle, Pam Jones and husband Charlie, Reelsville, and Vicky Beams and husband Bud, Reelsville; a brother, Bill Lady and wife Cammie, Greencastle; and eight grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday at Hopkins-Rector Funeral Home, Greencastle, with Rev. Bobby Hopper officiating.

Burial will follow at Forest Hill Cemetery, Greencastle, with military rites.

Visitation is 9 a.m. until the services Thursday.

Memorials may be made to Richard L. Roudebush Veteran's Hospital, West 10th Street, Indianapolis.

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