Robert D. "Bob" Spear
Residence: Monon, Indiana
Died: Sunday, March 01, 2015
Location: 5:21 a.m., at the Indiana University Health Arnett Hospital in Lafayette, Indiana
 
 
Age: 87
Date of Birth: Monday, August 29, 1927
Birth place: Reynolds, Indiana
 
 
Father: Marvin L. Spear  
Mother: Jessie M. ( Seward ) Spear  
Marital Status: Widowed
Resided in: Bob had lived in White County, Indiana, all his life.
Funeral Date: Friday, March 06, 2015
Funeral Location: 11:00 a.m. Celebration of Life Service at the Monon United Methodist Church, 501 North Market Street, Monon, IN 47959
Clergy: Rev. Russ Alley of the Monon United Methodist Church of Monon, Indiana.
Burial will take place: Bedford Cemetery in rural Monon, Indiana.
Visitation will be: 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 5, 2015 and from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service on Friday, March 6, 2015 at the Monon United Methodist Church, 501 North Market Street, Monon, IN 47959
Biographical Information: Bob had lived in White County, Indiana, all his life, and was a 1947 graduate of Monon High School of Monon, Indiana. He had worked with Boy Scouts for over twenty five (25+) years, and had served as a cub master for twelve (12) years. Bob had worked at the old RCA Factory in Monticello, Indiana, and a Dye Lumber Company in Monon, Indiana. He also was the manager of the Howard Fertilizer Plant and retired from Howard and Sons John Deere after 40 plus years of service of Monticello, Indiana, in 1992. Bob loved his grandchildren, and great grandchildren, and liked fishing and bowling and had been bowling on leagues for over 40 years. He was a member of the Monon United Methodist Church of Monon, Indiana, since 2009 when he became very involved and volunteered at the church for the last six years. Bob never knew a stranger and was a very caring person.
Special Services:
Memorial Information: Memorials may be given to the Monon EMTs, or to the Monon United Methodist Church, both of Monon, Indiana. Envelopes will be available at the church.
Marriage Information: On January 1, 1949, in Monon, Indiana, he married Dorothy A. Goble; she passed away on Monday, November 5, 2007.
Survivors include:
Sons,
Robert D. "Bob" (companion Deb) Spear, II, of Monticello, Indiana, and
James (wife Donata) Spear of Tacoma, Washington;


Daughters,
Terrie Hooker husband Steve Townsend, and
Darlene (husband Jerome) Flook, both of Lafayette, Indiana, and
Sherrie (husband Ronald) Sanders of Remington, Indiana;

Ten (10) Grandchildren,
Michelle (husband Mike) Terry,
Kayla (husband Andy) Flook - Price,
Charissa (husband Jorge) Perez
Jessica Sanders,
Brandon (wife Patty) Sanders,
Wyatt (wife Sonia) Hooker,
Cassie Spear,
Carrie (husband Rick) Kiser,
Aaryn Spear, and
Cyrina Spear;

Nine (9) Great Grandchildren;

Brothers,
Carl L. (wife Donna) Spear of Logansport, Indiana, and
Melvin D. (wife Linda) Spear of Peru, Indiana;

Sisters,
Opal J. (husband Charles) Rayburn of Rensselaer, Indiana,
Shirley K. (husband Jerry) Bunnell of Monticello, Indiana.
Preceded in Death:
Parents,
Marvin L. and Jessie M. (Seward) Spear;

Wife,
Dorothy A. (Goble) Spear;

Infant Brother and Sister;

Sisters,
Helen Louise Spear and
Mary Lou Mohler.
Arrangements by:
Miller - Roscka Funeral Home, 6368 E. US 24, Monticello, Indiana, 47960 ( 574 ) 583 - 8488.