Robert C. Webster drove school a bus for 33 years
Robert C. "Bob" Webster, 82, of Madison died Monday, October 28, 2013 at University of Louisville Hospital in Louisville, Kentucky.
Funeral services will be Saturday at 11 a.m. at Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre in Madison with Bro. Joe McKay, Pastor Frank McGee and Pastor Diane Reistroffer officiating. Calling will be Friday from 4 to 8 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. until time of the service at the funeral home. Burial will be at Grandview Memorial Gardens near Madison with Jefferson Post 9 of the American Legion conducting full military honors at the graveside.
Mr. Webster was a 1949 graduate of North Madison High School and a veteran of the U.S. Army having served during the Korean Conflict. He retired after 33 years of having driven a bus for the Madison Consolidated School System where he had helped with maintenance as well. Mr. Webster was a member of Union Lodge No. 2 F&AM and Jefferson Post 9 of the American Legion. He enjoyed taking care of his home and lawn, playing cards and gardening.
Born December 20, 1930 in Hanover, Mr. Webster was the son of Curtis and Mildred Nell Royce Webster. He married Gladys I. Campton on July 5, 1952 at Kent Christian Parsonage. She preceded him in death in 1988. He then married Velva Marie Bird Hatton on March 18, 1989 and she survives.
Other survivors include daughter, Debra (Dirk) Mayhew of Southport; son, Tony Lee (Amy) Webster of Madison; stepdaughter, Patsy (Gary) Howard of Deputy; stepson, Thomas E. Hatton of Kent; two brothers, Dennis (Wanda) Webster of Clearwater, Florida and David (Sally) Webster of Madison; three sisters, Lois (Gobel) Liter of Chelsea, Patricia Copeland of Madison and Mary (Carl) Blaney of Hanover; 12 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren and four step-great-grandchildren.
In addition to his parents and first wife, Mr. Webster was preceded in death by a son, Robert Webster; sisters, June Yvonne and Linda Carol Webster and a brother, James Webster.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Kent Christian Church or Mt. Carmel United Methodist Church through the funeral home.