Robert "Bob" W. Garner, 59


VINCENNES, Ind. — Robert “Bob” W. Garner, age 59, of Vincennes, Indiana, passed away on Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020 at the Good Samaritan Hospital in Vincennes, Indiana.

He was born on Oct. 10, 1961 in Lawrenceville, the son of Sidney W. Garner and Sally (Payne) Fleetwood.

Bob worked in the IT Department for the IBM Corporation. He was a member of the National Guard. His hobbies included going to concerts, camping, repelling and rock climbing. He was known as “Party Bob” to his friends in Florida, and they enjoyed happy hour and vacationing together.

Preceding him in death was: his mother; and one brother, Kevin Dean Garner.

Survivors include: his father of Lawrenceville; one daughter, Ashley Kersting and husband, Travis of California; two brothers, John Darin Garner and wife, Shari of Dallas, Georgia; and Kriston L. Garner and wife, Julianne of St. Charles, Missouri; one half-sister, Whisper Shick and husband, Matt of Lawrenceville; and one grandson, Elijah.

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the funeral service will be private, but may be viewed with the following link, on Monday, Nov. 23, 2020 at 2 p.m. CST.

Burial will be in the Lawrenceville City Cemetery.

Emmons-Macey and Steffey Funeral Home in Lawrenceville is in charge of the arrangements.

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