Robert M. Bonta, age 81 passed away Monday evening, August 18, 2014 at the Eskenazi Hospital in Indianapolis. He was a resident of Indianapolis.
Robert was born in Indianapolis on December 29, 1932 to his parents, the late James H. and Sarah (Darnell) Bonta. He married Anna R. "Mici" (Black) Bonta on November 24, 1972 in Indianapolis. She lovingly survives after 41 years of marriage. Robert was a retired self-employed truck driver and a member of the Indianapolis Cornerstone Church of the Nazarene.
Other survivors include his children: Vicki Loy of Cunot, IN, Thomas (Annette) Bonta of Shelbyville and Robbie Bonta of Las Vegas, NV; step-children: James Vaughn of Indianapolis, Catherine Mobley of Martinsville, Steven Vaughn of Monrovia, Teresa Swartz of Indianapolis, & David Vaughn of Ft. Wayne; 17 grandchildren, 32 great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; children: Patty Osborne, Michael Bonta and Teri Lu Bonta; siblings: James Harvey Bonta, Pauline Funkhouser, Nancy Green, Jenny Hynes, Anabel Kelso and Thelma McKinney.
The Rev. Randy Perry will conduct a funeral service at noon on Friday at the Indianapolis Cornerstone Church of the Nazarene; 1326 E. Sumner Ave. Friends may call from 10:00 a.m. until time of service on Friday at the church. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Meredith – Clark Funeral Home Cremation & Personalization Center in Morgantown.
Condolences: www.meredith-clark.com . Info. (812) 597-4670