Robert Lynn Rumley Sr.

Friday, September 20, 2019

Robert Lynn Rumley Sr., 79, of Reelsville, passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019 at his residence, surrounded by his family.

He was born Dec. 12, 1939 in Greencastle, the son of Roy and Wilma (Myers) Rumley.

Bob retired from the Indiana State Farm (Putnamville), where he had worked as a correctional officer. He was a United States Army Veteran and a veteran of the Indiana National Guard.

He is survived by his wife, Audeen Mae (King) Rumley; children Debra Lynn (husband Garry) Rigney, Priscilla (husband Tony) Starr and Robert (wife Robin) Rumley Jr.; siblings Jody Gibson, Brenda Blane, Bill Rumley, Peggy King, David Rumley, Phyllis Hodge and Debbie Bunten; six grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

He was preceded in death by his parents, son Edward Lee Rumley and brothers Jerry and Timothy Rumley.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 24 at the Hopkins-Rector Funeral Home. Interment with military honors will follow at the Forest Hill Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. until time of service on Tuesday at the funeral home.

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