Obituary for Lawrence "Bob" Robert Ransdell

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Lawrence "Bob" Robert Ransdell

May 14, 1948 - March 15, 2011

Lawrence Robert "Bob" Ransdell age 62 passed away Tuesday afternoon, March 15, 2011 at the Columbus Health & Rehabilitation Center. He was a resident of Brown County. Bob was born May 14, 1948 in New Castle to the late Lawrence L. and Olive Marie (Osburn) Ransdell. He married Janice S. Griner on September 6, 1969 at the First United Methodist Church in New Castle. She survives in Brown County after 41 devoted years. Bob was a 1966 graduate of Blue River High School in Mt. Summit and attended Ball State University. He retired in 2001 as a Sheet Metal Worker with the Local Union 20 in Indianapolis after 32 years of service. Bob attended the Morgantown United Methodist Church and was a member of the Sheet Metal Workers Local Union 20 in Indianapolis. He enjoyed traveling in his motor home with his wife and riding his motorcycle. He was a fan of the Indianapolis Colts and volunteered to help build computers for the elderly. Bob is survived by his loving children: Rebecca D. Ransdell of Trafalgar & Michael R. (wife, Teresa) Ransdell of Greenwood. He will be remembered by his sister: Cherie (husband, Blaine) Peterson of Colorado Springs, CO and 4 grandchildren: Carissa Walls & Sidney Doss of Trafalgar and Jillian & Mason Ransdell of Greenwood. The Rev. Beverly Kahle will conduct a funeral service 11 am Saturday at Meredith – Clark Funeral Home Cremation & Personalization Center, 179 E. Mulberry Street in Morgantown. Friends may call from 4 to 8 pm on Friday at the funeral home. Burial will be at East Hill Cemetery in Morgantown. In lieu of memorial contributions, the Ransdell family asks for you to do an act of kindness for a friend, neighbor or acquaintance in honor of Bob.


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Born: May 14, 1948
Died: March 15, 2011

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