Alexander Funeral Home - North Chapel

4200 Stringtown Road, Evansville, IN


Robert John Plymire

January 25, 1958March 18, 2020

Robert “Bob” J. Plymire, 62, passed away on Wednesday, March 18, 2020. He was born on January 25, 1958 in Evansville, IN to Max and Beverly Plymire.

Bob worked in the Engineering Department of the Evansville Water and Sewer Utility for 35 years. After retiring, he and his wife Brenda volunteered for Meals on Wheels. He loved interacting with people and was always ready to help anyone. Bob enjoyed fishing, boating, camping and playing pool. He was also a Boy Scout Leader and enjoyed all the trips and activities with the Boy Scouts.

Bob was preceded in death by his father, Max C. Plymire.

He is survived by his wife of 34 years, Brenda (Seals) Plymire; son, Jonathan Plymire (Amy); mother, Beverly (Plymire) Sunderman (Marvin); brother, Charles “Chuck” Plymire (Becky); sisters, Donna Nelson (Harold) and Cathy Burns; also, aunts, uncles and many nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

Memorial contributions may be made to any charity of your choice.

Condolences may be offered at www.AlexanderNorthChapel.com.


  • Brenda Plymire, Wife of 34 Years
  • Jonathan Plymire (Amy), Son
  • Beverly (Plymire) Sunderman (Marvin), Mother
  • Charles "Chuck" Plymire (Becky), Brother
  • Donna Nelson (Harold), Sister
  • Cathy Burns, Sister
  • Mr. Plymire, also, leaves behind aunts, uncles, many nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews behind to cherish his memory.


  • Memorial Services Will Be Held At a Later Date


Robert John Plymire

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Brenda & Mark Crook

March 23, 2020

My husband an I both worked with Bob for many years at the Water Department. We are so sorry to hear this. Sending our Prayers and love to his family.🙏🙏🙏🙏💖

Alex Kingston

March 22, 2020

Jon and Brenda,

I’m so sorry for your loss. You guys were the best neighbors we could ever ask for and I’m so thankful to have had Bob in my life in so many different capacities, from my soccer coach to my friend. My heart aches for you guys and if you need anything at all, please let us know.

With Love,
Alex, Andy, Tony, and Dave

Paula Markham

March 21, 2020

Brenda, Jonathon and family,
Jerry and I send our condolences to you. Please know that we are praying for you during this difficult time. So sorry for your loss of Bob.

Barbara Knittle

March 21, 2020

Brenda, my sincere condolences for your loss of Bob.
I only met him a few times when he came in to visit at lunch.
These are very trying times.
You are in my thoughts and prayers.
Stay safe. I'm fine, glad I'm retired!
Barb Knittle

Lee Ann Wagner

March 21, 2020

I have so many memories of Bob. He had so many stories to tell! The funny thing about Bobs stories were, you didn’t know until close to the end (or end) if they were real stories or just a little joke. You always had to have your guard up when Bob was telling a story, if you didn’t, you would be left holding your mouth open, like huh 🤔 or rolling your eyes 👀 like OMG or laughing your butt off😂

I could write a book of the memories I have about Bob. He was an all around genuine guy. Just make sure you were on his good side, because if you weren’t, the joke would be on you! Lol

I met Bob through my husband Ron Wagner. He and Bob had been friends for 40+ years! So of course I got to hear lots of their (sometimes mischievous) memories too!

Amongst all the memories I have of Bob, there is a particular one I have and will always hold close to my heart. My mom had moved in with Ron and I during her last few months here on earth. I think Bob had met my mom once before. He had come over to the house to hang with Ron. All of sudden Bob disappeared. I ask Ron where did Bob go, he said he wasn’t sure but he thought he might be in my moms room. Sure enough that’s where he was. He was sitting on the floor, next to her recliner talking to her and petting her sweet little dog Pepe. They were just talking away as if they both had known each other for a long time! Bob sat there talking to her for 30 minutes or more! My mom was a talker like Bob. She had to give her independence up and come live with us, because she needed a little help, not much, just enough. She gave up sitting in her lawn chair, with her sweet little dog Pepe, talking to her group of friends, nearly every night. That day, Bob took a little bit of his time to sit with my mom and do what she liked to do best, socialize! I will never forget that moment, for it touched my heart forever❤️

Thank you Bob for all the great memories & a great friendship! Until we meet again, your friend Lee Ann