Robert “Jerry” Greenwell, 74, of Princeton passed away Friday, April 4, 2014 at St. Mary’s Medical Center in Evansville.
He was born on Sept. 19, 1939 in Morganfield, Ky. to Joseph and Caroline (Wathen) Greenwell, both deceased.
He served in the communications division in the U.S. Army and was retired from Hansens and Greenwell Auto Body. He was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church and enjoyed woodworking and painting.
He is survived by his wife Mary Greenwell; seven children: Lee Anna Roll, Huntingburg, Diana (Alec) Denbo, San Antonio, Joedy (Carrie) Greenwell, Princeton, Greg (Kelle) Greenwell, Princeton, Mary (Darrell) Parker, Evansville, Richard (Janet) Greenwell, Ft. Branch and Robert Greenwell, Evansville; sister Lucy Gaston; five brothers Henry, John, Lonnie, Ronnie and Maxie Greenwell; 18 grandchildren; nine great grandchildren; and beloved companion his dog Jack.
He was preceded in death by his parents; eight siblings including: sisters Jeanette Meeks, Virginia Gray, Betty Jean Grubb and brother Tom Greenwell.
Graveside Services will be held at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 8, 2014 at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery in Princeton, officiated by Father Ronald Zgunda.
Visitation will be from 2-4 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Family and friends will go in procession to the cemetery.