Robert J. Carlton

Robert "Bob" Jean Carlton

85, passed away peacefully at his home on December 3, 2012 surrounded by his loving family.

He was a Navy veteran of World War II and retired from GM as a skilled tradesman. He served as President of Wilkinson Town Board for many years, was a member of Markleville F&AM Lodge 629 and Past Master of Shirley F&AM Lodge 531. After retirement he sold insurance, worked as an auctioneer and owned CC's Pizza. Bob loved to play golf, go mushroom hunting and enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his loving wife, Beverly (Winn) Carlton of 65 years; parents, Elbert and Edna (Milner) Carlton and son-in-law, Roger Rigney. Bob is survived by son, James (Jennifer) Carlton; daughter, Sherry Rigney; five grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

A private memorial service will be held at a later date. Arrangements handled by Liming Family Funeral Home in Shirley, IN.

Published in the The Indianapolis Star on Dec. 6, 2012