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Robert Applegate

Robert Ollen Applegate, 88, New Albany, died at 5:50 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 18, at University of Louisville Hospital.
A native of Harrison County, born July 11, 1913, he was the son of the late Walter and Nellie Watson Applegate.
He was a retired railway mail clerk for the Pennsylvania Railroad and a former school teacher.
Survivors include a son, William W. Applegate of Mauckport; two daughters, Roberta Dowden and Rebecca Gassoway, both of New Albany; a sister, Marilyn Simler of Central; eight grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
The funeral was Monday, Aug. 20, at Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Home in Corydon with burial in Central Cemetery. The Rev. Richard Goodwin officiated.
Pallbearers were Richie Gorman, Roger and Michael Dowden, Tim Wiseheart, Terry Simler and Buddy Applegate.

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