ROBERT RAY “BOB” BORDERS, 91, of Jasonville, Indiana went to be home with the Lord Jesus at 12:22 a.m. Sunday, June 9, 2019 in Sullivan County Community Hospital.
He was born October 19, 1927 in Jasonville, IN to Charles R. Borders and Thelma Marie (McGuire) Borders.
Bob married Bonnie Alice (McCrocklin) Borders on November 4, 1949 and she passed away on April 4, 2013.
Survivors include his daughters & sons-in-law, Sharon R. & Vernon Raines of Jasonville, IN, Linda Sue & Roger Lee of Sullivan, IN, Nancy K. & Bob Meeks of Lebanon, IN; sons & daughters-in-law, Robert “Bobby” M. & Kim Borders of Franklin, IN, Anthony “Tony” L. & Nancy Borders of Sacramento, CA, Bruce A. & Lola Borders of Jasonville, IN; grandchildren, Jenny Robbins & Mike, Mike Myers & Amanda, Stacey Knowles & Todd, Gabriel Bond, Jennifer Lee, Jim Raines & Jill, Mark Raines & Brandy, Amber Weathers & Paul, Bobby Borders & Christine Carrico, Kyla Borders, Bethany Schunk & Isaac, Rebekah Bark & Brian, Jordan Borders, Jarred Meeks, Evan Meeks, Brandon Borders, Karen Borders; great-grandchildren, Garrett, Grayden, Ashlynn, Jade, Sara, Alex, Lyric, Dom, Caleb, Gage, Nathan, Addison, Noah, Josey, Kyia, Khloe, Christian, Amari, Parker, Ema, Andrew, Felicity and Elijah; great-great-grandchildren, Delilah, Bethany; sister, Joann Crichfield of Terre Haute, IN; several nieces, nephews & cousins
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife of 63 years; daughters, Cheryl Ann Borders, Karen Renee Borders; granddaughter, Layla Raines; sister, Norma Daugherty; brother, Don Borders.
Bob was a graduate of Jasonville High School Class of 1945. He worked auto-body repair and paint over 50 years. He was a member of the Jasonville Assembly of God Church and the Jasonville American Legion Post #172. He was a US Army veteran where he served in Japan from late 1946 to 1947. Bob loved to go to auctions, restoring bicycles, take drives through Shakamak State Park, camping, fishing vacationing in Branson, Missouri and The Smokey Mountains. Bob treasured the time spent with his family.
Arrangements are entrusted to Michael W. Cox, Cox Funeral Home; 218 South Meridian Street; Jasonville, Indiana with Visitation scheduled from 4-8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home and Noon until 2 p.m. funeral service time Saturday at the Jasonville Assembly of God Church. Funeral Services are 2 p.m. Saturday, June 15, 2019 at the church with Pastor Sam Bush officiating.
Interment will be at Lebanon Cemetery in Midland, IN with Military Graveside Rites.
Contributions may be made in memory of Bob to the Riley Children’s Hospital. Envelopes are available.