Robert E. (Bob) O’Rourke, age 82, of Metamora, Indiana died Sunday, October 21, 2012 at his residence.
He was born February 25, 1930 in New Albany, Indiana; on March 3, 1951 he was united in marriage to the former Charlotte Johnson, and she survives.
He and his wife owned & operated a shop in Metamora for many years. He had been a member of the Metamora Lions Club. In his leisure time he enjoyed cutting firewood. Bob was also very proud of his Irish heritage.
Besides Charlotte, his wife of over 61 years, survivors include four daughters, Kathy Mickley of Speedway, Indiana, Cindy O’Rourke of Jacksonville, Florida, Pam O’Rourke of Danville, Indiana and Missy Parker of Ft. Myers, Florida; one son, Dan O’Rourke of Metamora, Indiana; six grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by two grandchildren, Mandy Mickley and Josh Parker.
Family & friends may visit from 1:00 till 3:00 P.M. on Wednesday, October 24, 2012 at Phillips & Meyers Funeral Home, 1025 Franklin Avenue, Brookville.
Rev. Wayne Ison will officiate the funeral services on Wednesday, October 21, 2012, 3:00 P.M., at Phillips & Meyers Funeral Home in Brookville.
Memorial contributions may be directed to the Franklin County Humane Society.