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Robert L. "Bob" Trueblood, 91, of Anderson, passed away May 14, 2017, at Community Northview Care Center after a brief illness.
He was born Nov. 29, 1925, in Anderson, to the late Charles and Grace (Johnson) Trueblood. He graduated from St. Mary's High School and was a lifelong Anderson resident. In 1993, he retired from Guide Division of General Motors after 42 1/2 years of service.
Bob served in the U.S. Navy during World War II and was a member of St. Ambrose Catholic Church, Noblesville Railroad Museum, Pennsylvania Railroad Technical Historical Society, N.M.R.R. Association, Circus Hall of Fame Service Museum in Peru, Ind., and The Great Wallace Ring.
He is survived by his daughter, Brenda Trueblood of Anderson; daughter-in-law, Peggy Trueblood of Anderson; four grandchildren, Laura Pitts of Indianapolis, Andrew (Meghan) Pitts of Indianapolis, Kelly Trueblood of Lafayette and Kimberly Trueblood of Loveland, Colo.; and two great-grandchildren, Alaina Beeler and Ethan Beeler.
He was preceded in death by his son, Michael Trueblood; daughter, Rachel Pitts; and former wife and companion, Georgann "Ann" Trueblood.
Services will be at noon Saturday at Brown-Butz-Diedring Funeral Service & Crematory with Father Daniel Shine officiating. Burial will be in Anderson Memorial Park Cemetery where military graveside rites will be conducted.
Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday at the funeral home.
Post online condolences at www.brownbutzdiedring.com.
Published on May 17, 2017
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