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James Robert "Bob" Eggers

March 11, 1923 ~ June 12, 2021 (age 98)

Obituary

JAMES ROBERT “BOB” “UNC” EGGERS, 98, OF WESTFIELD, PASSED AWAY SATURDAY, JUNE 12, 2021.  HE WAS BORN MARCH 11, 1923, IN POST FALL, ID, SON OF JOSEPH L. AND LETHA M. (GARLAND) EGGERS.

BOB WAS A WWII ARMY VETERAN, HAVING SERVED IN THE 10th INFANTRY MOUNTAIN DIVISION. HE WAS AWARDED THE EAME THEATER RIBBON WITH 2 BRONZE STARS, AMERICAN THEATRE RIBBON, AND THE VICTORY MEDAL OF WORLDWAR II.

AS AN EMPLOYEE OF CHRYSLER CORPORATION, BOB WORKED 23 YEARS BEFORE RETIREMENT.  BOB WAS A QUIET MAN WHO NEVER KNEW A STRANGER, ENJOYED FISHING, AND SPENDING TIME IN HIS VEGETABLE GARDEN.

IN ADDITION TO HIS PARENTS, BOB WAS PRECEDED IN DEATH BY HIS BROTHERS, LESLIE EGGERS, DONALD EGGERS, AND REX EGGERS; NIECE, MARY JO KEARNES.

BOB IS SURVIVED BY HIS DEVOTED WIFE OF 75 YEARS, BERNIECE (SEARS) EGGERS; LONG TIME FAMILY FRIEND, JENNY YEE; AND SEVERAL NIECES AND NEPHEWS.

FAMILY AND FRIENDS WILL GATHER WEDNESDAY, JUNE 16, 2021 AT 11 AM IN TRINITY BAPTIST CHURCH, OF WHICH BOB WAS A MEMBER, AND WHERE THE FUNERAL SERVICE WILL BEGIN AT 12 NOON. BOB'S FUNERAL SERVICE WILL BE LIVE-STREAMED AT https://www.facebook.com/tbcwestfield

A COMMITTAL SERVICE WITH MILITARY HONORS WILL TAKE PLACE FOLLOWING THE SERVICE AT HAMILTON MEMORIAL PARK, NOBLESVILLE.

IN LIEU OF FLOWERS, DONATIONS IN MEMORY OF BOB, MAY BE GIVEN TO TRINITY BAPTIST CHURCH 1415 E. 191st  STREET, WESTFIELD, IN 46074.  ENVELOPES WILL BE AVAILABLE AT THE SERVICE.

BUSSELL FAMILY FUNERALS IS PRIVILEGED TO ASSIST WITH ARRANGEMENTS.

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Services

Visitation
Wednesday
June 16, 2021

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Trinity Baptist Church Westfield
1415 E. 191st Street
Westfield, IN 46074

Funeral Service
Wednesday
June 16, 2021

12:00 PM
Trinity Baptist Church Westfield
1415 E. 191st Street
Westfield, IN 46074

Video is available for this event


Committal Service
Wednesday
June 16, 2021

1:00 PM
Hamilton Memorial Park
4180 Westfield Road
Noblesville, IN 46060

Donations

Trinity Baptist Church
1415 E. 191st Street, Westfield IN 46074

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