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Robert L. Risher, Sr.

Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Robert L. Risher, Sr.
Robert L. Risher, Sr., 78, of Linton, Ind., passed away Wednesday, April 21, 2010, at the Bloomington Hospital. Bob was born on December 26, 1931, in Linton to George and Beulah (Risher) Wautelet. On July 1, 1955, he married Barbara D. Hubble.

Bob served in the US Army during the Korean War. He later worked for the General Electric Plant in Linton as a foreman and security guard, accumulating over thirty years of service before retiring in 1991. He was a member of the Frank Courtney American Legion Post #22.

Survivors include: A daughter, Pam (Bobby) Houston of Linton; three grandchildren, Haylee Houston, Cain (Tomi) Cooksey, both of Linton, and Zachary Risher of Bloomington; one brother, Dave Wautelet of Mesa, Arizona; and one sister, Sue (Dale) Goddard of Linton. His stepmother, Dolores Wautelet of Linton, also survives.

Bob was preceded in death by: His parents; his wife, Barbara Risher, in 1996; his son, Robert Risher, Jr., in December 2009; one grandson, Jefferson Robert Risher; and one sister, Nancy Wautelet.

Funeral services will be held at the Anderson-Poindexter Memory Chapel on Saturday, April 24, 2010, at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. David Tyra officiating. Interment will follow at Fairview Cemetery with Frank Courtney American Legion Post #22 giving honor with full Military Graveside Rites.

Friends may call at the Anderson-Poindexter Memory Chapel from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m., Friday, April 23, and on Saturday, April 24, from 9:00 a.m. until the hour of service on Saturday.

Online condolences may be sent to www.andersonpoindexter.com