Robert L. Oswalt

October 20, 2019

Robert L. Oswalt, 62 of Colfax, died October 20, 2019 at I.U. Arnett Hospital, Lafayette.  He was born September 1, 1957 in Lafayette, Ind. to the late Ward & Mildred (Zink) Oswalt.  He married Vicki Rusk on August 21, 1982 in Romney, Ind. and she survives.  Rob was a 1975 graduate of Southwestern High School in Tippecanoe County and had lived in Clinton County most of his life.  He was a butcher at R & R Meat Processing in Colfax prior to working at SIA for over 20 years, retiring in 2014.   Rob was a member of the Dayton Masonic Lodge, where he served as Grand Master.  He enjoyed woodworking and Civil War reenacting.

Visitation and Services

Visitation will be 12 Noon-2 p.m. Friday, October 25, 2019 at Goodwin Funeral Home, 200 S. Main St., Frankfort. A Masonic service will begin at 1:50 p.m. prior to the Funeral celebration at 2 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in Plainview Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the American Heart Association.

Survived by:

Wife: Vicki Oswalt of Colfax, Daughter: Renae (Jeremiah) Lewis of Battle Ground, 3 Sons: Ronnie Oswalt of Colorado, Adam Oswalt of Colfax, Carlton (Jarissa) Oswalt of Colfax, 4 Brothers: Joe (Sue) Oswalt of Alabama, Larry Oswalt of Michigantown, Dave (Jackie) Oswalt of Virginia, Jeff (April) Oswalt of Texas, 2 Sisters: Mary (Vinny) Poppiti of Arizona, Vickie (Rick) Hoskins of Lebanon, Father & Mother in Law: Dean (Joanne) Rusk of Colfax, 4 Grandchildren: Colton, Liliana, Emry and Cameron. He is also survived by many nieces, nephews and other loving family members.


Leave your Condolences

9 Condolences for “Robert L. Oswalt”

  1. Betty Snell October 22, 2019 at 5:13 pm

    Hold onto the good memories they will get you through the bad times.

  2. Penny Storms Finfrock October 22, 2019 at 6:15 pm

    So sorry for your loss, I remember him and Dave always coming down to our house to play. God speed Rob.

    • Penny Storms Funfrock October 22, 2019 at 6:17 pm

      Rest In Peace Rob . Prayers to your family.

  3. Anna Rogers October 22, 2019 at 8:16 pm

    Vicki and family,
    So sorry to hear of Robs passing. Our hearts go out to you all during this difficult time. Thoughts and prayers are with you.

    Ann Rogers and Nancy Kopf

  4. Merita Emery Horath October 22, 2019 at 8:29 pm

    I’m so sorry for your loss. You’re all in my thoughts and prayers at this time of your sorrow. Rob was always very nice and friendly when ever you seen him. He was quite in high school!

  5. Madeline A Sanders October 22, 2019 at 10:33 pm

    Dear Vicki, I didn’t know Ozzey was sick. My heart and prayers go out to you and family. If you need someone that knows what it is like to talk to. I live in the village 339.

  6. Rick and Nancy Mahan October 23, 2019 at 8:56 am

    Sorry to hear of Rob’s passing. We always enjoyed his funny sense of humor and his smile. Our thoughts and prayers are with you Vicky.

  7. John McCormick October 23, 2019 at 5:08 pm

    Sorry for your loss, Many great memories of your whole family !

  8. Phil Ramsey October 24, 2019 at 9:02 pm

    Adam and the Oswalt family: we are saddend by the news of your loss and hope and pray you find peace through fond memories. We are all thinking of you during this hard time. Phil and Chris Ramsey and all the crew at RPI.

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