Robert E Overfield

July 16, 1928May 14, 2013

Robert "Bob" Eugene Overfield, 84, of Evansville, passed away Tuesday, May 7, 2013, at St. Mary's Medical Center. He was born July 16, 1928, in Evansville, to the late Herbert E. and Mayme (Fisher) Overfield.

He was a US Army Veteran and retired in 1990 from Whirlpool as a Product Engineer. He was a member of Christ Church UCC, a life member of the Reserve Officers Association, a member of the Society of Manufacturing Engineers and President of the Evansville Chapter of ASHRAE.

Bob was preceded in death by his wife of 57 years, Eveyonne Overfield, in 2011; brother, Donald Overfield; and sister, Annabelle Coleman.

He is survived by his daughters, Rosalind Anne Scherrer of Plainfield, IN, Denise Elizabeth (Mark) Shipley of St. Charles, IL, and Gayle Annette (Peter) Baker of Indianapolis; and grandchildren, Kaitlin A. Trueblood, Robyn Scherrer, Colleen and Amy Baker, and Carson and Colin Shipley.

Services will be 11:00 AM Tuesday, May 14, 2013, at Alexander East Chapel, officiated by Dr. John Charles, with burial in Alexander Memorial Park. Friends may visit Monday from 2:00 to 7:00 PM at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to Christ Church United Church of Christ, 3601 Washington Avenue, Evansville, IN 47714. Condolences may be made online at

Alexander Memorial Park Burial Location: Garden Of Devotion, Lot 218, Space 1


  • Visitation Monday, May 13, 2013
  • Funeral Service Tuesday, May 14, 2013

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Suzette Ewer

May 16, 2013

Dear Gayle,
I am sorry for the loss of your parents. My Dad passed away 11 years ago today, so I can relate to you. Take care.

Suzette Ewer
Harrison High School, Class of 1980

May 11, 2013

The Class of '48 from Bosse will miss you and your help at the reunions. We all send our sincere sympathy to your family.