Evansville, IN – Robert L. Sumner, 76, of Evansville, Indiana, passed away on Monday, June 27, 2022 at home with his wife, Judy Sumner. He was born in Drakesboro, Kentucky on May 9, 1946 to the late Dallas and Margaret Sumner.
Bob grew up in Evansville, Indiana where he graduated from North High School in 1964. In his early years he loved softball, fishing and boating. More recently, he loved golfing, vacationing, working in his yard and spending time with his family. Bob worked for Fruehauf Trailer and Action Trailers for 20 years. He was a member of the Fendrich Men’s club and the Owl’s.
He is survived by his wife, Judy (Kleemann) Sumner of Evansville, IN; son, Jeffrey Sumner (Carla Hitch) of Evansville, IN; daughter, Jamie Claybrooks (Courtney) of Murfreesboro, TN; four grandchildren, Kassidy and Jacob Sumner, Kai and Kade Claybrooks.
Bob is preceded in death by his parents and his brother, Carl Sumner.
We would like to thank all of the hospice nurses for their care and support they have given the family.
Simple Cremation Evansville is entrusted with care.
Condolences may be made to Linda E. White Hospice House.