Robert C. Carmack

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Robert Carl Carmack

74, of Indianapolis, passed peacefully on to heaven August 17, 2014. Robert was born on May 7th, 1940 to John Daniel and Dora Carmack in Jackson County Ky. He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers Carlos, Lloyd, Hence and Hearon "Tod" Carmack, sisters Callie Langdon, Elizabeth Langdon, Edna Mae Baker, Elsie Gabbard, Mary Lux.

Robert honorably served in the United States Army stationed at Ft. Carson, Colorado before working at Ford Motor Company in Indianapolis for more than 40 years.

Under the stage name "Bobby Mack", Robert was also a local entertainer, recording the single "The Ballad of Jimmy Clark" in 1969 with the Jordanaires. That record was eventually inducted into the Indianapolis 500 Hall of Fame museum.

Robert 'Bob' will be remembered as a loving husband, father and friend who selflessly gave to others without need or want for recognition.

Survivors include his loving wife Sharon; children Connie (Tony) Caudill, Robert Michael (Chea) Carmack, Jennifer (Jeremy) Brilliant; Grandchildren John Strunk, Kristin (Chris) Mumby, Zack Carmack, Abby Carmack, Jacob Brilliant and sister Helen Johnson.

A celebration of life gathering will be held in Roberts honor. In lieu of flowers and in the spirit of giving he fostered, donations may be made in his honor to The Salvation Army of Greater Indianapolis.

Arrangements have been entrusted to G. H. Herrmann Greenwood Funeral Home, 1605 South State Road 135 and Olive Branch Road.

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G H Herrmann Funeral Home
1605 S State Road 135 Greenwood, IN 46143
(317) 787-7211
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Published in the The Indianapolis Star on Aug. 20, 2014