Rush County, Indiana
Genealogy and History
a small part of the INGENWEB and USGENWEB Projects
||Robert Hunt Greenwood, 87, of Shelbyville, died Saturday, Nov. 12,
2005, at Major Hospital in Shelbyville.
Born July 7, 1918, in Rush County, he was the son of Omer S. and Blanche (Hunt) Greenwood, both deceased. He married Carmelita Sparks Dec. 28, 1937; she preceded him in death Feb. 28, 1951. He married Iris Lushell Smith Sept. 21, 1968; she survives.
Mr. Greenwood was a 1936 graduate of Raleigh High School. He farmed in the Raleigh area for 20 years. He was a 63-year member of the Lewisville F. & A.M. lodge. He was also a member of the Indianapolis Valley of Scottish Rite. The first person in the area to own a combine (in the 1940s), he also drove a school bus for 20 years. He worked for 23 years as an analysis engineer for INDOT. He was a member of Lewisville Methodist Church.
Survivors in addition to his wife include three daughters, Carol Kowalsky of Richmond, Barbara Clinton of Rowlett, Texas, and Mary Beth (Mrs. Bill) Steel of Harleysville, Pa.; one step son, William E. Smith (and wife Carolene) of New Castle; one step daughter, Susan (Mrs. Ron) Emerick of Noblesville; 10 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
Besides his parents and first wife he was preceded in death by one daughter, Sue Ann Ford, and one son, Billy Greenwood.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Moster & Cox Mortuary in Rushville with the Rev. Marion L. Hickman officiating. Burial will follow in Zion Cemetery in Raliegh. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the mortuary, with a Masonic service at 7:30 p.m.
Memorial contributions may be made to Major Hospital or the American Cancer Society.