Terre Haute

WOOLLEY SR., Robert Nov 24, 1930 – Sep 21, 2018

View Original Notice ? WOOLLEY SR., Robert Nov 24, 1930 - Sep 21, 2018

Robert L. “Bob” Woolley Sr., 87, of West Terre Haute, passed away at 12:53 a.m. Friday, Sept. 21, 2018, at Greenwood Healthcare Center in Greenwood. Bob was employed with Wabash Products in Terre Haute for many years. He was born Nov. 24, 1930, in West Terre Haute, to Garnett Woolley and Myrtle Drake Woolley. His wife, Wilma Jo Woolley, preceded him in death on Dec. 30, 1999.
Survivors include three daughters and sons-in-law, JoAnn Switzer and her husband Gary, Mary “Maggie” Braden and her husband John, and Debbie Williams and her husband Joe, all of West Terre Haute; four sons and daughters-in-law, James Simpson and his wife Angela of Ringo, Ga., Ron Simpson and his wife Joyce of Terre Haute, Bob Woolley and his wife Cheri of West Terre Haute, and Greg Woolley and his wife Pam of Dennison, Ill.; two sisters, Margaret and Joann; 31 grandchildren; 54 great-grandchildren; 15 great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
He also was preceded in death by a daughter, Wanda Fox and her husband Jack; a son, Wesley Woolley; and a grandson.
Bob was a member of the West Terre Haute First Baptist Church. He had been a coach for the West Terre Haute Little League for many years. He enjoyed gardening and was a big IU fan.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday in Fitzpatrick Funeral Home, 220 N. 3rd St., West Terre Haute, with Pastor Jeff Augustus officiating. Burial will be in Bethesda Memorial Park with military graveside rites by the Vigo County Veterans Honor Guard. Visitation will be 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday and prior to services Wednesday. The family suggests that if friends so desire, memorial contributions may be made to the West Terre Haute First Baptist Church with envelopes available in the funeral home.
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View Original Notice ? WOOLLEY SR., Robert Nov 24, 1930 - Sep 21, 2018