Monday, October 20th, 2008
Robert O. "Sobby" Lord, 86, 209 N. 17th St., Decatur, Ind., died at 9:15 a.m. Oct. 18, 2008, at Chalet Village, Berne, Ind.
He was born May 12, 1922, in Adams County, Ind., to Solomon O. and Marie Lichtenstiger Lord. On Sept. 27, 1942, he married Norma Tumbleson, who died March 13, 1987.
Surviving are two daughters, Janet S. (Dennis) Kever, Van Wert, and Becky J. Bayles, Celina; five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Deceased are a daughter, Kathryn Marie; and a brother, Paul.
He retired from General Electric Company, Decatur, after 42 years service. He was a member of Zion United Church of Christ, Masonic and Scottish Rite Valley, all in Fort Wayne, Ind., the Loyal Order of Moose, Decatur, and G.E. Quarter Century Club.
Services are 11 a.m. Wednesday at Haggard & Sefton Funeral Home, Decatur, the Rev. Randy Rossman officiating. Burial is at Decatur Cemetery.
Calling is 4-8 p.m. Tuesday with Masonic Services at 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Contributions can be made to the church.
Condolences can be left at www.haggardandsefton.com.