The Vigo County Sheriff’s Department has lost one of its finest.
51 year old Deputy Robert “Bob” Bartlett of Terre Haute passed away Saturday after a short battle with cancer.
Bartlett was a 29 year veteran of the Vigo County Sheriff’s Department.
Sheriff Greg Ewing said that the Sheriff’s office will be closed Thursday for the funeral and to allow the staff to pay their final respects.
Terre Haute Police and the Indiana State Police will provide police services to the county.
The Terre Haute North High School graduate is survived by his wife of 27 year s and a daughter. Funeral services are scheduled for Thursday September 5, 2013 at 10:00a.m. in DeBaun Funeral Homes Springhill Chapel, 85 E Springhill Drive. Pastor Fred Harrison will be officiating. Burial will be in Roselawn Memorial Park. Visitation will be at the funeral home on Wednesday September 4, 2013 from 4:00p.m. until 8:00 p.m.