2015-04-28 / Obituaries

Robert Wayne (Butch, Bob) Blue, Sr., 91


Butch, Bob Blue Sr. Butch, Bob Blue Sr. Robert Wayne (Butch, Bob) Blue, Sr., November 17, 1923 - April 8, 2015, age 91, of Greencastle passed away peacefully at home Wednesday, April 8, 2015.

Hi is survived by his wife of 65 years, Carol L. (Clark) Blue and children; Robert W. (Linda) Blue Jr., Robin K. Lucas and Terrie L. (Doug) Daugherty. Grandchildren; Stephanie Lucas (Greg Glassburn), Eric Blue (Cheryl Baxter), Carrie Hubbard (Ryan Thompson), Holly Patterson (Stacy) and Houston Cherry (Kayla). Step Granddaughter; Tasha Daugherty (Matt Teague). Great grandchildren; Ryan Lucas, Maegan Blue, Kaylee Hubbard, Braedan Blue, Eva Hubbard, Bentley Downing, Laylah Downing, Rance Glassburn, Maelee Cherry and Justin and Brayden Baxter, Madi and Mason Thompson. Step great grandchildren; Myaha Teague, brother-in-law; Steve Clark (Barbara), sister-inlaw; Donna Clark, several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; Oscar E. and Ida A. (Hurst) Blue, sisters; Janie McCammack, Louise Bridges, Ernestine Blue, LaDonna Ringo and infant brother.

He co-owned Blue and Bridges Texaco, worked at Francis Stone Quarry and retired from Allisons. He was a World War II Veteran, a 50-year past Master of the Cloverdale Masonic Lodge 132 and a member of the Scottish Rites, Cloverdale American Legion and Greencastle Moose Lodge and VFW.

He was a member of the Putnamville United Methodist Church. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, May 2, 2015 at the Putnamville Methodist Church. Visitation will be from noon to 2:00 with service starting immediately after. Masonic Rites and Military Services will be included.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Putnamville United Methodist Church and Big Walnut Baptist Church of Reelsville.

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