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Robert Vickers Sr.
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Obituary for Robert Vickers Sr.

Robert J. Vickers, Sr., 74, husband of Susie Mae Vickers, passed away on Thursday, November 2, 2017 at the University of Kentucky Medical Center. He was born on June 26, 1943 in Jackson County, Kentucky, the son of the late Bertie Pearson and Preston Vickers. Robert was retired from Texas Instrument. He loved woodworking and building birdhouses. Robert was an avid deer hunter and member of New Hope Baptist Church.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by two brothers, Denver Vickers and David Vickers. Robert is survived by his loving wife of 51 years, Susie Mae Foley Vickers, Versailles, children, Lizsa Vickers Graul, Versailles, Connie (Brian) Cramer, Lawrenceburg, Mary (Matthew) Sims, Versailles, Robert Vickers, Jr., Versailles, Dale (Melanie) Vickers, Versailles, sisters, Dora (Rex) Cox, Jackson County, KY, Della Wilson, Richmond, brother, Delmer Vickers, Connersville, IN, nine grandchildren, Ashli Graul, Leslie Graul, James Clinton Tinsley, Shelby Sims, Zachery Childers, Zabez Saylor, Dylan Saylor, Given Robbins, and Chandler Grider, and five great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be Sunday, November 5, 2017 from 1:00 – 4:00 pm at Blackburn & Ward Funeral Home. Funeral Services will be conducted on Monday, November 6 at 12:00 pm also at Blackburn & Ward, Dr. J. Wesley Noss officiating. Pallbearers will be Matthew Sims, Patrick Xavier, Robert Vickers, Jr., James Clinton Tinsley, and Terry Cosby, Jr. Honorary pallbearers will be Rex Cox, Brian Cramer, and Raymond Foley. Burial will follow the service at Rose Crest Cemetery. Online guestbook available at

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