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Robert "Bob" Anthony Dobbins

February 16, 1929 ~ January 17, 2018 (age 88)

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Sellersburg, Indiana

Robert Anthony Dobbins, 88, entered eternal life on Wednesday, January 17, 2018 at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was born on February 16, 1929 to the late Harry and Marry (Bagshaw) Dobbins in Sellersburg, Indiana. Mr. Dobbins Honorably served his country in the United States Marine Corps. He was a member of the St. John Paul II Catholic Church (St. Paul Campus) in Sellersburg, the Knights of Columbus in New Albany, and the American Legion Post 204 located in Sellersburg.  Mr. Dobbins retired from Curtis Industries where he worked in sales.  He was preceded in death by his loving wife, Rita Dobbins and his granddaughter, Laura Alexander.


Survivors include his son, Steve Dobbins (Patti) of Shively, Kentucky, his daughters, Yvonne Ray (Steve) of Charlestown, Indiana, Cindy Alexander (Gary) of Sellersburg and Teresa Caldwell (Ray) of Sellersburg, his Companion Joann Tribbey of Sellersburg. Mr. Dobbins also leaves behind 11 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren and 3 great- great grandchildren.


A Funeral Mass will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Saturday, January 20, 2018 at the St. John Paul II Catholic Church (St. Paul Campus) with interment to follow at Sellersburg Cemetery. Visitation will take place on Friday from 2:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. and on Saturday from 10:00 A.M. until the time of the processional to church. Memorial contributions can be made to Hospice of Southern Indiana (624 E Market St New Albany IN 47150) and Boys Town (14100 Crawford St. Boys Town, NE ‚Äč68010). Online condolences can be made at

Charitable donations may be made to:

Hospice of Southern Indiana
624 East Market Street, New Albany IN 47150
Tel: 1-812-945-4596

Boys Town
14100 Crawford St., Boys Town NE 68010

 Service Information

January 19, 2018

2:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Garr Funeral Home
7806 Hwy 311
Sellersburg, IN 47172

Funeral Mass
January 20, 2018

11:00 AM
St. John Paul II Catholic Church (St. Paul Campus)
216 Schellers Ave
Sellersburg, IN 47172

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