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E. Robert Philpot

E. Robert Philpot E. Robert Philpot

Eugene Robert Philpot, 79, Corydon, died Sunday, Feb. 20, 2022, at his home.

Born July 26, 1942, in Floyds Knobs, he was the son of the late Eugene M. and Dorothy L. Bezy Philpot.

He farmed for many years and also worked for New Albany Motors (Coyle Chevrolet), Robert Walther Trucking, Dennis Ott & Co. Inc. and John Deere in Corydon and was retired from Dan Cristiani Excavating Co. He was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Lanesville.

Survivors include his wife, the former Joyce Bruce; three sons, Jerry Philpot of Lanesville and Terry and Anthony Philpot, both of Greenville; a stepson, Tony Brewster of Jeffersonville; a brother, David Philpot of Louisiana; five sisters, Joyce Philpot of Indianapolis, Elaine Basham of Corydon, Dorothy Ott of Jeffersonville, Susie Rhea of Florida and Carol Uesseler of New Middletown; seven grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be Wednesday, March 3, from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. at Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Home in Corydon.

A memorial Mass of Christian burial will be Thursday, March 4, at 11 a.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Lanesville. Father Robert St. Martin will officiate.

The family suggests memorial gifts to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital.