Obituary: Robert C. “Bob” Walker

August 30, 1947 – November 24, 2020

Robert C. (Bob) Walker, 73, of Bedford, passed away at 12:20 a.m. on Tuesday, November 24, 2020 at I.U. Health Hospice House in Bloomington.

Born August 30, 1947 in Lawrence Co., he was the son of Dale and Almeta (Chastain) Walker. He was a graduate of Shawswick High School. He married Suzanne Flynn on February 18, 1987 and she survives. He retired in 1997 from GM Powertrain after working for 31 ½ years. He was a member of the Oolitic Pentecostal Church.

Survivors include his wife, Suzanne, of Bedford; a son, Robert Dale Walker, and wife, Ginger, of Terre Haute; three daughters, Lorinda Batchelor, of Bedford, Michelle Osborne, of Garner, NC, Mindi Robinson, and husband, Daryl, of Bedford; a brother, Danny Walker, and wife, Judy, of Bedford; step-daughters, Lisha Walker, Jody Walker, Kelly Speer and husband, Wally; grandchildren, Haley Burger (Bill) and their children, Bentley and Cayson, Robert Walker (Erin and their child, Carter), Edward Trey Koch [Skyy Shipman] (and their child, Eddy), Izabella Shew, Tyler Harrison, Taylor Fleenor, Caleb Staily, Jesse Staily; and his beloved dog, Jackson.

He was preceded in death by his father and mother.

Funeral services will be conducted at 3:00 p.m. on Friday, November 27th at the Oolitic Pentecostal Church with Pastor and friend Marty Speer officiating. Burial will follow in Hilltop Cemetery. Visitation will be from 11:00 a.m. until the hour of service on Friday at the church. Due to Covid-19 mandates, the family asks visitors to wear a mask.

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