Robert Wayne Bills Sr.

Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Robert Wayne Bills Sr., 81, of Brazil passed away Sunday, Sept. 30, 2018 at 10:50 a.m. in his residence.

He retired from IBM in Greencastle after 25 years and was also a farmer and a preacher for many years.

He was born May 9, 1937 in Indianapolis to John E. Bills and Virginia Lee (Cunningham) Bills.

Robert is survived by his wife of 61 years, Shirley (Schmidt) Bills; daughters Cheryl Mason, Debra Noriega and Susan Lawson; a son, Robert Bills Jr. (Mary); sisters Marilyn Hughes, Sharon Huffman and Janice DuPont; brothers John R. Bills and Jerry Bills; 11 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Robert loved to fish and hunt and collect things.

Visitation will be Friday, Oct. 5 from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. in Samaritan Funeral Home with funeral services at 1 p.m. in the funeral home with Pastor Steve Blaydes officiating.

If friends so desire, the family suggests that contributions may be made to either St. Jude Children's Hospital ( or Feed the Children (

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