Robert Ollie “Bob” Clawson, 91, of rural Veedersburg IN, passed away 10:25 PM Monday, March 7, 2022 at Compassus Hospice in Indianapolis, IN.
Bob was born November 17, 1930 in Booneville, MO, the son of Ollie and Ruth Ann (Boord) Clawson. He married Betty L Drollinger March 13, 1959 in Sterling, Indiana; she preceded him in death May 24, 2002.
He is also preceded in death by his parents; and two brothers, and sisters in law, Ralph (Thelma) Clawson, and Leo (Getrude) Clawson.
Surviving family include three daughters, Brenda (Jerry) Campbell, Veedersburg; Sue Ann (John) Anderson, Veedersburg; Tina (Kurt) Abernathy, St. Cloud, FL; four grandchildren, Robert (Dava) Campbell, Carly (Chris) Coon, Whitney (Vinny) Ferraiuolo, Emma Campbell; five great grandchildren, Olin Campbell, Ethelyn Campbell, Charly Coon, Cady Coon, and Blake Ferraiuolo.
Bob graduated from Veedersburg High School in 1949; he then served his country in the US Air Force during the Korean War. Throughout his life he had been employed at Olin near Covington, Ed Powers Construction in Veedersburg; and for many years as a self-employed carpenter and farmer. He also enjoyed woodworking and riding his motorcycle in his younger years. More than anything he loved and adored his grandchildren, and great grandchildren.
He was a long time member of the American Legion Post #288 in Veedersburg, and VFW in Covington.
Visitation 5:00 – 8:00 PM Sunday March 13, 2022 at Dickerson Funeral Home in Veedersburg. Funeral Service 11:00 AM Monday March 14, 2022 at the funeral home with Pastor Dusty Woodrow officiating. Burial at Osborn Prairie Cemetery near Veedersburg with military honors provided by American Legion Post #288 and the US Air Force. Memorial contributions may be given to Osborn Prairie Cemetery, envelopes available at the funeral home. Online condolences at www.dickersonfuneralhome.com