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Robert "Bob" Wardlow, Jr.

March 21, 1955 ~ May 30, 2021 (age 66)

Obituary

            Robert “Bob” Wardlow, Jr., age 66, a resident of Portland, passed away on Sunday, May 30, 2021 at his daughter’s home in Portland.  He was a former resident of Richmond. 

            Bob was born on March 21, 1955, in Richmond, Indiana, the son of Robert Wardlow, Sr. and Nancy (Gray) Smith.  He worked for J.M. Hutton Stamping in Richmond, Indiana.  He was a member of the Moose Lodge in Richmond, Indiana.  Bob married Kathy Miller on May 25, 1974 and she passed away in 2010. 

            Survivors include:

            2 daughters:  Angela Burkett (husband Keith) – Portland, Indiana

                                  Lori Bailey (husband Mike) – Portland, Indiana

            Grandchildren:  Nichole Thompson (husband Brandon) – Dunkirk, Indiana

                                      Kristy Foster – Celina, Ohio

                                      Taylor Burkett – Richmond, Indiana

                                       Ryan Burkett – Little Rock, Arkansas

                                      William Petit – Celina, Ohio

                                      Zoey Porter – Portland, Indiana

            Great-grandchildren:  Drayden Weaver-Foster, Riley Thompson, Myles Burkett, Emmett Neumeier

            1 sister:  Cynthia Breeden (husband David)

            1 brother:  Darren Smith (wife Kim)

            He was preceded in death by his wife, mother and a sister. 

            Visitation will be held on Friday from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. at Williamson-Spencer and Penrod Funeral Home in Portland.  Services to celebrate Bob’s life will follow at 2 p.m. on Friday at the funeral home.  Ron Willis will officiate the service and burial will follow at New Liberty Cemetery in Lynn, Indiana. 

            Memorials may be directed towards Everheart Hospice.

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Services

Visitation
Friday
June 4, 2021

11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Williamson, Spencer and Penrod Funeral Homes - Portland Chapel
208 N. Commerce
Portland, IN 47371

Funeral Service
Friday
June 4, 2021

2:00 PM
Williamson, Spencer and Penrod Funeral Homes - Portland Chapel
208 N. Commerce
Portland, IN 47371

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