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Robert "Bob" Simon

March 9, 1944 ~ June 5, 2019 (age 75)

Robert “Bob” Simon age 75 of Linwood passed away Wednesday, June 5, 2019 at Signature Health Care of Hart County. He was a native of Iowa and worked at Collis. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving one tour in Vietnam as a combat engineer with the 1st Cavalry Division.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Willie Simon and Helen Mahems Simon; one brother, William Simon and one sister, Linda Simon Shadle.

He is survived by his wife of 40 years, Sandra Simon; four children, Bonnie Petros (Jim) of Connecticut, Joy Vogt (Ralf) of New York, Patti Ramos (Richard) of Virginia and Aaron Ruiz-Simon (Annette) of Florida; 11 grandchildren, Brent, Aubrey, Amber Johnson & Madison Petros, Jonathan Simon, Jaimie Fellenz & Markus Vogt, Drew, Darian, Cristian & Jakob Ramos; and one brother, Michael Simon of Illinois and two great-grandchildren, Kaleb Lanning and Donovan Kennedy.

A memorial service will be held on Monday, July 1, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. EST at Pritchard Place Chapel, Ft. Knox, KY with interment to follow at 11:00 a.m. EST with full military honors at the Ky Veterans Cemetery Central in Radcliff. A reception for friends and family will follow at the Pritchard Place Fellowship Hall, Ft. Knox. Winn Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Please contact Patti Ramos for military installation access pre-vetting for the Memorial Mass and reception at

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Million Veteran Program or the Wounded Warrior Project. 

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