TERRE HAUTE — Robert “Bob” Lee Tabor, 75, passed away Jan. 20, 2021, at his home after a long battle with cancer and went to be with the Lord.
He was born June 25, 1945, in Brazil to Mary Ellen (McIndoo) and Hanford “Hank” Leslie Tabor.
Growing up in a large family of seven siblings, Bob understood what it meant to be selfless, work hard and get along with others, which made it easy for him to make many friends over the years. He loved to fish, boat and hunt. He also enjoyed music and spending time with family and friends. He attended Brazil High School and joined the U.S. Army. He served for four years where he was a medic in the Vietnam War. Through the years, he worked various jobs including Cook’s Sawmill in Reelsville and Bemis Company in Terre Haute. Bob was an avid Colts football fan and also loved the Chicago Bears. He was a member and supporter of the V.F.W.
Loved ones left to cherish and celebrate his memory are his two daughters, Kimberly Tabor of Indianapolis and Sherri Bingham and her husband, David, of Arizona City, Arizona; sisters, Mary Lou Keeney and her husband, Larry of Brazil, and Barbara Ward of Bedford; brothers, Jim Tabor and his wife, Susie, of Centerpoint, John Tabor and his wife, Madonna, of Wildwood, Florida, and George Tabor of Vincennes; five grandchildren, Tiffany Tabor, Bethany Pope, James Hall, Kevin Hall and Justin Hall; four great-grandchildren, Anastasia Elaine Tabor, Nikolai Lee Tabor, Tiffany Bingham and Baylei Johnson; companion, Charlotte Dotterweich; as well as many loving nieces and nephews; and a host of other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Carolyn (Tabor) Pierce; and former wife, Vicki (Searing) Lovins.
He will be missed dearly by his family and friends and will remain in our hearts.
In lieu of services, a celebration of life memorial will take place at a later date and time.
Arrangements were handled by Samaritan Funeral and Cremation Services.