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robert detwiler

April 14, 1949 - Nov. 15, 2013

GOSHEN — Robert “Bob” H. Detwiler, 64, passed away Friday morning, Nov. 15, 2013, in Courtyard Healthcare. He had been in declining health.

He was born April 14, 1949, in Goshen, to James and Maria (Schrock) Detwiler.

He married Sherry (Longenecker) Robinson on Nov. 26, 1976, in Goshen.

She survives along with two stepdaughters, Sandra (Otis) Davidson of Shipshewana and Brenda Miller of Middlebury; two granddaughters, Kayla Miller and Hannah Davidson; and four sisters, Carol Nails of Elkhart, Jo Ann (Paul) Patrick of Salyersville, Ky., Janet Gill of Hampton, Fla., and Pennie Detwiler of Goshen.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Jimmy Detwiler.

A lifelong resident of Elkhart County, Bob served with the Army in Vietnam. He was a member of the American Legion.

Friends may call from 9 until the 11 a.m. funeral service on Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013, at Bristol United Methodist Church, 201 S. Division St. Pastor Fred Stayton will officiate.

Burial will follow at Oakridge Cemetery, Bristol.

Memorial contributions may be given to Bristol United Methodist Church or Center for Hospice Care, Elkhart.

Yoder-Culp Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.

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