Robert E. DeBord
Robert E. DeBord
  • August 7, 1927 - August 9, 2017
  • Terre Haute, Indiana

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Robert E. DeBord, 90, of Terre Haute passed away on Wednesday, August 9, 2017 with his loving wife and family by his side. He was born on August 7, 1927, in Terre Haute to Jesse and Carrie DeBord. Robert served for 20 years as a first sergeant in the US Army Reserve. He was a life-long farmer.

Robert is survived by his wife of 64 years, Frances Diel DeBord of Terre Haute; nieces and nephews: Bobby Joe DeBord, Carol Reynolds, Mary Ellen Goralsky, Judy Trester, John E. DeBord, Jill McFerran, Joy Hilgenhold, Jack Diel, Bob Baesler, Julie Baesler, and Susie Spear.

He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Ellis and Alva DeBord; and two sisters, Velma Lafferty and Betty DeBord.

Visitation will be held from 10 to 1 p.m. on Monday, August 14 at Roselawn Funeral Home. Services will be held at 1 p.m. on Monday, at the funeral home with Reverend Jack Diel officiating. Robert will be laid to rest in Roselawn Memorial Park. Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at