Lester Robert Bob Strawmyer

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Lester Robert "Bob" Strawmyer

May 16, 1940 - November 26, 2018

Lester Robert Bob Strawmyer Lester Robert Bob Strawmyer passed away on Nov. 26, 2018 at Homewood Health Campus after a long battle with Parkinsons disease.

Bob was born in Lebanon, IN on May 16, 1940 to the late Lester D. and Cordelia (Wells) Strawmyer. Bob had one sister Betty (Pete) Daniels who survives, and he was preceded in death by a brother John David.

Bob was a graduate of Lebanon High School and attended Indiana State University. He married Karen E. Jackson on Sept. 25, 1960 at Central Christian Church in Lebanon. Karen died on Good Friday in April 2009. Bob and Karen had two sons, Kristopher (Melinda) of Westfield and Jerad (Carla) of Whitestown who survive. Bob married Frances McElwee in 2012. They enjoyed their time together and she became his loving caregiver. Frances survives. Bob is also survived by grandchildren, Neil, Laura, Adam, Nicholas, and Oliver Strawmyer. one niece, six nephews, and one sister-in-law, Lisa (Paul) Stiling of Winter Garden, FL survive. One niece preceded him in death.

Bob worked 46 years at Shumate Business Forms in Lebanon, and he retired from its successor, Workflow One, in 2010. Bob was a loving caregiver for his parents in their later years, and for his first wife Karen. He was a member, deacon, and Elder at Central Christian Church of Lebanon. Most recently, Bob was a resident at Homewood Healthcare where he enjoyed Bible study, church services, and playing cards with friends.

Friends and family will gather Friday, Nov. 30, 2018 from 4-8 p.m. for visitation and the funeral service will take place on Saturday, Dec. 1, at 1 p.m. at the Strawmyer and Drury Mortuary, 2400 N. Lebanon St, Lebanon. Rev. Nate Kibler will officiate. Burial will be at Oak Hill Cemetery in Lebanon. You are invited to visit the website www.strawmyerdrury.com where you may sign his online register and leave a personal message.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be made to Central Christian Church, 311 East Main St., Lebanon, IN 46052.
Published on November 27, 2018
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