Ross Tennis

Tuesday, October 28, 2008

Ross E. "Bob" Tennis, 67, of Greencastle, died on Friday, Oct. 24, 2008.

He was born on Aug. 8, 1941 in Greencastle to George Thralls and Mary Rosamond Ward Tennis.

Bob was a graduate of Greencastle High School and Valparaiso Technical Institute. He served his country in the U.S. Air Force during Vietnam.

Bob retired from Lone Star in Greencastle as Chief Electrician with 33 years of service. He was a member of Greencastle Elk's Lodge No. 1077, American Legion Post No. 58 and attended St. Paul The Apostle Catholic Church.

His parents and a son, Shannon Ross Tennis preceded him in death.

Surviving are his sons, Shawn Tennis and wife, Jamie of Bainbridge, Joe Tennis of Seattle, Wash. and Casey Tennis of Indianapolis; companion, Vanessa Mudd of Greencastle; brother, George W. Tennis of North Carolina; sister, Winnifred Kristufek of Minnesota; two grandchildren, Darrin P. Tennis and Dana R. Tennis; and many friends.

A Celebration of Bob's Life will be held on Thursday, Oct. 30, 2008 at 11 a.m. at Forest Hill Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.

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