Robert ‘Bob’ Paul Mattingly, 75, of Washington, Indiana, passed away peacefully, in the comfort of his home, on Tuesday, March 31, 2020, with his loving wife by his side. He was born in Jeffersonville, Indiana on July 26, 1944 to Herman & Josephine Alberta (Moore) Mattingly. Bob married his loving wife, Marlene K. (Stremming), on June 2, 1990.
Bob worked as a truck driver for Elmer Buchta for 34 years. He was a member of Sandborn Christian Church, where he had served as a deacon before moving his membership to the Parkview Christian Church. Bob enjoyed mowing, gardening and ‘Feed my Sheep’ ministry through the church.
Family left to cherish the memory of Bob include: his wife, Marlene, two sons, Robert Lee Mattingly of Holland, Michigan, Bradley Ray Mattingly of Oakland City; three grandchildren, Zachary, Samantha and Sonja Lee Mattingly and great-granddaughter Mariella Louise Mattingly.
Bob was preceded in death by: his parents, Herman and Josephine; two sisters, Louise Steepleton and Sharon Mattingly.
A private funeral service honoring the life of Bob will be at 12 Noon on Friday, April 3, 2020 at Meng Family Funeral Homes, Anderson-Poindexter Chapel in Linton with Alfred Helms officiating. Bob will be laid to rest at Stafford Cemetery in Sandborn, Indiana.
Visitation for immediate family will be from 9:00 AM until the time of service at 12 Noon on Friday at the funeral home.
A celebration of life will be held at a later date at Parkview Christian in Plainville.
The family requests that memorial contributions be made to Parkview Christian Church. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.
All arrangements were entrusted to Meng Family Funeral Homes, Anderson-Poindexter Chapel in Linton. Condolences and memories may be shared with the family online at www.andersonpoindexter.com.
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