From the Vigo County Sheriff's Office
Deputy Sheriff Robert Alan Bartlett “Bob”, 51, of Terre Haute passed away on August 31, 2013 in Union Hospital. Bob was a 29 year veteran of the Vigo County Sheriff’s Office and worked in the patrol division. Bob also spent 18 years working security at the county fair where he loved to work at the front gate. His coworkers affectionately nicknamed the gate booth as “Bob’s Booth”. Bob will be sadly missed by his family, friends and especially his coworkers. “Bob was the guy that never had a bad day and always had a smile on his face… I don’t know of one person Bob didn’t like and he will be sadly missed” Sheriff Greg Ewing said. In preparation for the funeral and to allow the staff to pay their final respects, the Sheriff’s Office will be closed Thursday. Terre Haute Police and the Indiana State Police have stepped up to assist and will provide police services to the county.
Funeral services are scheduled for Thursday September 5, 2013 at 10:00a.m. in DeBaun Funeral Homes Springhill Chapel, 85 E Springhill Drive. Pastor Fred Harrison will be officiating. Burial will be in Roselawn Memorial Park. Visitation will be at the funeral home on Wednesday September 4, 2013 from 4:00p.m. until 8:00 p.m.
Vigo County Sheriff's Office
Saturday, August 31, 2013