Robert “Bob” Lee Musgrave, 83, died at his home in Riley November 16, 2015.
Bob was born October 3, 1932 at the home of this parents Bert and Theresa (Barnhart) Musgrave, in Cory, Indiana.
On March 15, 1952 he was united in marriage with Thelma Lavone Michael.
He served in the Army during the Korean War from 1952 through 1954 in the 171st Field Artillery Battalion where he reached the rank of Sergeant and was a medic. He was honorably discharged in 1954. As a civilian, Bob returned to his job at Quaker Maid and worked there for 27 years until it closed. The he worked for the Indiana State Highway Department for 17 years.
Bob loved to hunt – especially with his brothers-in-law Seth and Bill, his grandson Darren and nephews Donnie and Shawn.
He also enjoyed spending time with his great – grandchildren Elizabeth, James, and Michael whom he called “My Boy”.
After the death of his wife in March 2010 the devotion and attention of his daughter “Bobbie” remained a constant comfort in his life until the very end.
Bob was preceded in death by his parents, his wife Thelma; brothers: Marion, Marvin, Ralph and Ray; sisters: Mary Hollingsworth and Dorothy Crouse.
Survivors include his sister Carrie Lawson; a daughter Roberta Lee Baker; grandson: Darren Knight and partner Desiree Morson and children Cheyenne and Ronald; his granddaughter Debra Knight Spivey; his great granddaughter Elizabeth Knight; great-grandsons: James Spivey and Michael Spivey and his step grandson Ryan Baker.
Services will be at Schoppenhorst Funeral Home, 301 East Eighth Street in Clay City, Indiana 47841, Friday, November 20, 2015 at 11:00am. Burial will follow at Oak Hill Cemetery, in Riley with military honors provided. Visitation will be at the funeral home, Thursday, from 4-8pm and again prior to services.
Pallbearers will include Darren Knight, James Spivey, William H. Noblitt, James Noblitt, Shawn Mitchell and Robbie Michael.
The family would like to thank Heart To Heart Hospice and their nurses for their care and comfort during this time in their lives.
Visit www.schoppenhorstfuneralhome.com to light a candle in his memory.