Robert L. Disbro
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Robert L. Disbro
  • August 30, 1939 - January 29, 2015
  • Markle, Indiana

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Robert L. "Bob" Disbro, 75 of Markle passed away at 7:35 am on January 29, 2015 at his residence in Florida. Bob was a 1957 graduate of New Lisbon High School. He worked in construction for 25 years in Fort Wayne, many of those years for Earl Baker Construction. He was a member of the Knights of Pythias for 50 years in New Castle, a member of the Warren Church of Christ and was a volunteer for Karing for Kids.

Bob was born on August 30, 1939 in Spiceland, Indiana, a son of John W. and Thelma A. (Bennett) Disbro.

He was united in marriage to Roberta G. Hall on December 24, 1957 in New Castle. His wife survives.

Additional survivors include two sons: Robert (Cheryl) Disbro of Uniondale; Rodney (Nancy) Disbro of Markle; three daughters: Rebecca Disbro of Markle; Rhonda (Tim) O'Reilly of Bluffton; Rita (Marty) Haneline of Roanoke; a sister: Brenda Kay Catron of New Lisbon; ten grandchildren and one great granddaughter.

He was preceded in death by his parents: John and Thelma Disbro; a brother: Billy Joe Disbro and a granddaughter: Jennifer R. O'Reilly.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, February 4, 2015 from 2:00 ''' 4:00pm and 6:00 ''' 8:00pm at the Markle Church of Christ, 455 E. Morse Street, Markle, Indiana.

Funeral service will be held on Thursday, February 5, 2015 at 11:00 am with one hour of visitation prior to the service at the Markle Church of Christ with Gerald O. Moreland officiating.

Interment will be at the Lindenwood Cemetery in Fort Wayne.

Memorial donations can be made out to Karing for Kids in care of Myers Funeral Home, P.O. Box 403, Markle, IN 46770.