Obituary: Robert ‘Bob’ Eugene George


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Robert ‘Bob’ Eugene George, 86, Noblesville, died July 30 at home. He was born Nov. 24, 1929 to Galen and Lois (Ickes) George in Bowling Green, Ohio.

Bob was a long-time member of Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church and was an active supporter. He proudly served his nation with the U.S. Navy, where he retired as a commander. He was a past member of the Noblesville Elks Lodge and volunteered at the St. Vincent de Paul Center and the National Audubon Society of Orlando, Fla. Bob was an alumni of Ohio State University, Purdue University and the University of Rochester. He was an avid bowler and enjoyed bird watching, reading, chopping wood and sailing. He simply loved working outdoors.

He is survived by his children, Kathryn (Paul) Driscoll, Celinda (Mike) Ramey, Eric (Mabra) George, Gregory (Rose Mary) George, Clifford (Tammy) George, Patty (Ken) Edwards and Maureen (Scott) Newman, brother William George and James L. (Mary) George, 14 grandchildren, Lisa, Matt, Patrick, Amy, Annie, Joe, Nicole, Steven, Meghan, Marco, Marika, Melanie, Conner and Grant, and eight great-grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Helen Loretta George, his second wife, Mary George, and a grandson, Joshua Aaron George.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Vincent de Paul, 1391 Greenfield Ave., Noblesville, IN 46060; or Our Lady of Grace Catholic School Scholarship Fund, 9900 E. 191st St., Noblesville, IN 46060.