Bob has done much research (55 years) on his many Wilson CO., TN ancestors. As one of his research buddies I was so sorry to hear of his passing. I have been told his work will be donated to the Wilson CO., TN Archives
Carver, Robert P.
January 21, 2010
Robert Powell Carver 74, of Indianapolis and formerly of Terre Haute, IN died Jan. 15 at St. Vincent Hospital, Indianapolis. He was born Oct. 14, 1935 in Cookeville, TN to Jack J. and Emma Ruth Carver. He was preceded in death by his parents and brother-in-law, Joe Conry. Survivors include one daughter, Caroline Carver Carpenter (Fred) of Conyers, GA and one son, John M. Carver (Kim Senkel) of Scottsdale, AZ; six grandchildren, Thaddeus, Brian and Seth Carpenter, Jessica Alligood (Makever), Kristen Hack (John) and Joanna Carver; two great grandsons, Aiden Alligood and Conner Hack and one sister, Martha Ruth Conry of Nashville, TN. Also surviving are a niece, Shirley Conry and nephew, Allen Conry; special friends, Sandra Galinger, Al Lankenau and Danny Feng all of Indianapolis and his former wife, Diane Carver Brentlinger of Terre Haute. He retired in 1993 after 28 years as a highly regarded professor of history at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College in Terre Haute and held degrees from Tennessee Tech Univ. and Creighton Univ. At his request, a Celebration of Life will be held in Indianapolis at a date to be announced. Interment will be private in Woodlawn Cemetery, Nashville, TN. For those who desire, memorial contributions may be made to Saint Mary-of–the-Woods College, Saint Mary-of–the-Woods, IN 47876. Care and arrangements were entrusted to the Leppert Mortuary, Nora Chapel 740 E. 86th Street, Indianapolis.
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