Newspaper article Evansville Courier & Press (2007-Current)

John Robert 'Bob' Conner

Newspaper article Evansville Courier & Press (2007-Current)

John Robert 'Bob' Conner

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Elberfeld, Ind. John Robert "Bob" Conner, 76, passed away at t 8:07 a.m. Friday, May 24, 2013, at Deaconess Hospital.

Bob was born November 30, 1936, in Union County, Ky. Bob obtained his diesel mechanic degree from Nashville Auto Diesel College and worked as a diesel mechanic for Cummins Diesel, Banner Truck and Trailer. Then he worked at Rose Brothers Trucking Company as the Service Manager until he retired. The second time around, Bob retired from Casino Aztar as the House Banker. Bob enjoyed reading cowboy and western books, spending time with his grandchildren and family. In his spare time, he also loved to fish and tinker with engines with his good friend, Willie. Bob was a Kentucky Colonel for many years.

He is survived by his beloved wife of 54 years, Donna; his daughter, Mary Susan (Robert) Garrett, of Elberfeld, Ind.; and son, John (Ruth) Conner, of Carmel, Ind. He is also survived by his sister, Jeanette Sanders, of Morganfield, Ky.; brothers, Charles Conner, of Grundy, Va. …

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