Robert Lee Grider
Robert Lee Grider, 84, passed away Friday, January 17, 2020 at Westminster Village with his family by his side. He was born in Terre Haute, Ind., on July 28, 1935 to Otto and Thelma (Nesbit) Grider.
Robert was in the Air Force during the Korean War. During that time, he built communication towers. He then worked at the Vigo County Jail and was a Precinct Committeeman for several years. In his free time, he loved listening to his CB radio, eating at Bev's, spending time with his beloved dog, Poncho, and spending time with his family.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife of 58 years, Maureen Ann Grider; and his two sisters, Nancy Grider and Betty Wallace.
Robert is survived by his three children, John (Amy) Grider, Jerri (Brent) Laubert, Robert Joseph Grider; his four grandchildren, Chloe and Cameron Laubert, Sierra and Nathan Grider; and several nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be Wednesday, January 22, 2020 at Roselawn Funeral Home from 4 to 8 p.m. The funeral service will begin at 1 p.m. Thursday, January 23, 2020 at Roselawn Funeral Home with Pastor Jeff Augustus officiating. Online condolences can be made at:
Published on January 18, 2020


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Belle Brandt
Jan 21, 2020
Jerri, I am so sorry to hear of your Dads passing. Prayers for you & the family.
Sherri, Matt, John, Danette Sullivan and family
Jan 20, 2020
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John Sullivan and family
Jan 20, 2020
How could I ever forget my Uncle Bob? For nearly 50 years he would tell the story of his hitting me with a golf ball. No matter how many times he told that story, we would both howl. A natural raconteur, he could sell ice to an Eskimo. He was always a pleasure to be around and I will always harbor warm, loving thoughts about my Uncle Bob.
Sarah Jane Kiger-Valandingham
Jan 19, 2020
High school WhiskeyWednesday hump days...playing Eukre or neverending games of Risk in Big Bob's Garage into the wee morning hours with "the fam" trying not to wake mom and dad Grider. We failed at times , scattered like mice for home... Always leaving Johnny to take the wrap & get grounded!
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