Robert D. “Bob” Longworth, 77

Robert D. “Bob” Longworth, 77


Robert D. “Bob” Longworth, age 77 of Salem, passed away Monday, September 26, 2016 at 10:16 am, in the Floyd County Memorial Hospital.

Born March 7, 1939 in Louisville, Kentucky, he was the son of the late Alva and Ellen (Hampton) Longworth.

He retired from the old Link Handle Manufacturing Company and managed the Holiday Car Wash. He worked on the powerhouse at the Flaming Gorge Dam in Manilla, Utah and was a self-employed dump truck operator for many years.

He had been a life resident of Washington County and was a member of the Salem American Legion Cecil Grimes Post #41, the Salem V.F.W. Post #6636 and the Salem Moose Lodge #2380. Bob married May 25,1957 to Lois Jean (McCarty) Longworth, who survives.

Also surviving are: 2 Daughters: Robin Gregg, Goose Creek, South Carolina and Rowena Longworth, Salem; 2 Sons: Terry Longworth, Peachtree, Georgia and Richard Longworth, Salem; 2 Sisters: Harriett L. Bower, Salem and Beatrice Rutherford, Rochester Hills, Michigan; 12 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by 1 son, Scott Longworth and 1 brother, A.D. Longworth.

Funeral Service: 11:00 am Friday at Dawalt Funeral Home with Bro. Paul Martin officiating.

Visitation: 4 to 8 pm Thursday and after 9 am Friday. Interment at Saltillo Cemetery.

Memorial Contributions: Saltillo Cemetery Association C/O Lawrin Gould 60 North Main Street Campbellsburg, Indiana 47108.