Robert G. “Bob” Boots

January 24, 2015

Robert G. “Bob” Boots 87, of Frankfort, Ind., died at 10:05 a.m. at St. Vincent Hospital Carmel on January 24, 2015 following a brief illness. He was born August 28, 1927 in Indianapolis, IN to Joseph and Goldie (Brown) Boots. He married Catherine Livengood in 1954 and she passed away in 1975. He then married Betty (Gann) Wolfe in 1980 and she survives. Bob was a 1946 graduate of Frankfort High School. He worked on the Nickle Plate and Norfolk & Western railroad for 45 years, retiring in 1989. Mr. Boots was a U.S. Army veteran. Bob was a lifelong Frankfort resident and followed in his father’s footsteps with his interest in taking photographs and developing them. He also enjoyed art and spending time with family, especially his grandchildren.

Visitation and Services

Visitation will be 4-7 p.m. Tuesday, January 27, 2015 at Goodwin Funeral Home. Services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday, January 28, 2015 at the funeral home.. Burial will be in Green Lawn Memorial Park.

Survived by:

Wife: Betty Boots of Frankfort, IN 4 Daughters: Julia (Everett) Beard of Frankfort, IN Tammy (Michael) Musser of Lebanon, IN Donna Varner of Grayson, KY Kristina Ward of Frankfort, IN 1 Son: Antonio (Volinda) Wolfe of Mooresburg, TN 16 Grandchildren, 19 Great Grandchildren, and 1 Great Great Grandson

Preceded by:

his parents, 1 son, 1 daughter, and 1 sister.


11 Condolences for “Robert G. “Bob” Boots”

  1. cindy n jose January 25, 2015 at 3:56 pm

    May all the family remember their loved one with the fondest of fond memories.May GOD in heaven bless you all and keep you in this time of sorrow. We love y’all deeply.

  2. Jo & Kenny Cloud January 25, 2015 at 5:17 pm

    Betty, we are thinking about you & the kids, we love you with all our hearts. May God be with you all. We miss you, Bob was a great guy, he always made us laugh. It was fun growing up aroud Bob when we were kids. Our Condolences love ya all

  3. Diane Denniston January 25, 2015 at 5:22 pm

    Dear Betty, Julia, and all the family, My deepest sympathies to all of you. May you be comforted with sweet memories, and your love for each other. Prayers, Diane

  4. Joel and KathyDenniston January 25, 2015 at 6:17 pm

    Dear Betty and family, Joel and I are sorry to hear about Bob’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

  5. Mary Jane Weaver January 25, 2015 at 11:43 pm

    Betty & Family: I was sorry to read about Bob’s passing. Very sorry for your loss. Bob was a good guy. I had known him for a long time. he was always so up-beat & had so much humor all of the time. He will be missed by many. My prayers & thought are with all of you. I know all of you will have so many wonderful memories of times well spent together. I will always think of Bob & you too Betty when I drive by & see your Iris’s in bloom there at that E. side of your home. I remember him digging up the starts of them here at our house so long ago. Then the Yucca’s too. Remember he said ” he had to dig to China for the roots of those to plant.” They are doing fine. My love to you Betty. Prayers are with all of you. Mary Jane Weaver

  6. Dick Rayles January 26, 2015 at 10:29 am

    Sorry to hear of Bobs passing. A long time friend and we had a lot of laughs together. Our prayers are with you all.

  7. Donna Murphy Holbrook January 27, 2015 at 9:53 am

    I will always remember Bob in so many ways, from chasing us all around as kids to most recently sitting on his porch as I was on my way to work. I’m so sorry for your loss.

  8. Deb Sears Walker January 27, 2015 at 12:45 pm

    Julie I am so very sorry to hear about your dad’s passing. He was such a great guy with the best sense of humor. My memories will always be of our families spending time together when we were younger. I still go through some of my baby pictures and his name on all of them. Pictures of he and your mom being Best Man and Maid of Honor when my parents got married. So many memories to list. God bless you Julie and your family.. May you find some peace during this time.

  9. Jo Anne Brooks January 27, 2015 at 2:44 pm

    Dear Betty and Family, May your heart find healing in cherished memories, May your spirit find comfort in the thoughts and prayers of those who care about you. Our Condolences love you all.

  10. Tana Spears-Austin January 27, 2015 at 3:34 pm

    I am so sorry to hear of Bob’s passing. He always had so many funny things to say when Kristina and I were kids. Please know you all will be in my thoughts, Much Love & Many Hugs!

  11. Ron and Deb Brown January 27, 2015 at 10:02 pm

    Our thoughts and prayers are with Julie and family.

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