Robert L. Wineinger, 85, Hillham

Robert L. "Bob" Wineinger, age 85 of Hillham, Indiana, passed away at 11:13 a.m. on Thursday, April 1, 2021 at Brookside Village in Jasper, Indiana.

Bob was born in Hillham, Indiana on December 5, 1935 to Claud A. and Esther F. (Kerns) Wineinger.

He was a 1954 graduate of French Lick High School and a graduate of Indiana Central University in Indianapolis. He later received his Master's of Education through Indiana University.

He taught for 4 years for schools in English, Indiana and 23 years in Shoals, Indiana. He coached Jr. high and high school basketball for both schools.

Bob was an avid fisherman and was active in the Bassmasters Organization. He also supported the Wounded Warriors fishing and hunting programs. He enjoyed spending time in the outdoors and spending time with friends and family.

Surviving is one sister; Patty Hoffman, Jasper, one brother; Rev. Darrell Wineinger (Barbara), Jasper, two nephews; Steve and Stanley Wineinger, and three nieces, Sandra Franklin, Kandy Monsewicz, and Kimberly Wineinger, great and great-great nieces and nephews, and cousins.

Preceding him in death were his parents, one brother; Glen Wineinger, two brother-in-laws; James W. Anderson, and Leroy Hoffman, and a great nephew; Jason Franklin.

Funeral services for Robert L. Wineinger will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 7, 2021 at the Becher-Kluesner North Chapel in Jasper, Indiana with burial to follow in Emmons Ridge Cemetery in Hillham, Indiana. Pastor Darrell Wineinger will officiate.

A visitation will be held from 10:00 a.m. until the 1:00 p.m. service time at the Becher-Kluesner North Chapel on Wednesday.

Memorial contributions may be made to Springs Valley Nazarene Church, Jasper Nazarene church, Emmons Ridge Cemetery, or to a favorite charity.

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