Robert C. Colvin, MD
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Robert C. Colvin, 82, passed away, Wednesday, November 14, 2012, at Deaconess Hospice Center. He was born August 30, 1930, in Evansville, to Robert T. and Hester E. (Collison) Colvin, D.D.S.
Robert graduated from Bosse High School, Indiana University and Indiana University School of Medicine where he was a member of Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. He was active duty with the Public Health Service from 1955-1958 and served in the USPHS inactive reserve and achieved the rank of Captain. Robert then ran his general practice of medicine in Newburgh from 1958-1996.
He married Sara Suzanne (Johnson) Colvin on November 10, 1950, and she passed on December 27, 2007. He was a member of First Christian Church where he served as Deacon. Robert was a Kentucky Colonel.
Robert belonged to the Indiana State Medical Association, American Medical Association, and was a member and past president of Warrick County Medical Association. He was a member of American Motorcyclist Association and was a founding member and past president of the Motorcycling Doctors Association. Robert also belonged to the Academy of Model Aviation, Evansville Radio Control Model Airplane Club, the Evansville Astronomical Society, and the Southern Hollow Dulcimer and Folk Group.
He was preceded in death by his parents and his wife. Robert is survived by his children, Beverly Price (Bruce) of Evansville, Thomas Colvin (Yolanda) of Nolanville, TX, Timothy Colvin (Natalie) of Newburgh, James Colvin (Mayra) of Newark, CA; grandchildren, Robert F., Michael A., Katie, Nicholas, Christopher, Sara, Thomas, Juan; sister, Julia "Tootie" Colvin of Sarasota, FL.
A funeral service will be held 10 a.m., Monday, November 19, 2012, at Titzer Family Funeral Homes, Simpson Chapel, 510 W Newburgh, Ind., (812) 853-8314, Rev. Mitch Stichler will officiate and burial will follow at Rose Hill Cemetery.
Visitation will be 3 to 7 p.m., Sunday and 9 a.m. to service time Monday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions can be made to Deaconess Hospice. Sympathy wishes to the family may be made at www.titzerfuneralhomes.com
Published in Courier Press on Nov. 16, 2012