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Robert J. "Bob" Britt

November 2, 1928 ~ April 13, 2022 (age 93)


Robert “Bob” J. Britt, Sr. , 93, passed away on April 13, 2022 at Ripley Crossing Nursing Home.  Bob was born on November 2, 1928 in Evansville, Indiana to the late Francis and Jane Britt. In 1950, Bob graduated from Purdue University with a BS degree in Pharmacy and soon after graduation married Geraldine “Jerry” Edwards on August 20, 1950. The two were each other’s lifelong soulmates and companions. Bob worked as a pharmacist at several pharmacies in the Evansville area including Woods Drug Store, Medical Arts Pharmacy, and Buehler’s Buy Low. Bob was an amateur photographer and took many incredible photos, especially photos of family members and the beautiful scenery of the Great Smoky Mountains. He was a member of Bethel United Church of Christ in Evansville, Indiana and was also the church photographer for many years. Bob is survived by his children, Robert Britt, Jr., Sharon Russell, Linda Forshee, and Patti(Mickey)Manley, grandchildren, Brian(Rachel)Russell, Andy(Lauren)Russell, Josh Forshee, Katie Forshee, Sara Manley, Jessica(Jagat)Bender, Eric Manley, and Kevin Manley, and 14 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Jerry Britt, brother, Francis “Bud” Britt, Jr., sister, Sue Hulak, nephew, Othel “Skip” Ward, and son-in-law, Gary Russell. A graveside service will be held on Monday, May 2 at 10:00 at Oak Hill Cemetery in Evansville, IN. Donations can be made to Bethel United Church of Christ in Evansville.  

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Graveside Service
May 2, 2022

10:00 AM
Oak Hill Cemetery
1400 E. Virginia Street
Evansville, IN 47711

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