Robert C Stoddard, of Crawfordsville, passed away peacefully to join his wife in heaven on Dec. 19th, 2019.
He was born in Terre Haute, to Charles Arthur and Bertha A. Stoddard.
Mr. Stoddard grew up in the Indianapolis-Noblesville area attending High School and ROTC. He worked supporting his family at a very early age working at Conner Prairie Farm. He also resided in Darlington, and then Crawfordsville. In Crawfordsville, Mr. Stoddard was employed at Galaway’s, Clements-Rocher by cleaning out houses, for Raybestos-Manhatten for 35 years (Gear Shaper) and ran a family landscaping business. He was known for helping so many others, putting everyone else’s need before his. Mr. Stoddard made trips to Riley Hospital to deliver stuffed animals collected to lift their spirits. He regularly attended the First United Methodist Church.
Survivors include his daughters, Sandy (Rick) Dossett, Judy (Walter) Redmon and Kim (Mike) Perkins; son, Charles (Debi) Stoddard; step-Daughter, Sherry (Bret) Smith Priebe; grandchildren, Sarah (Shaun) Stoddard, Jason (Brandy) Redmon, Jamie (Chris) Wimberly, Jennifer (Zach) Smock, R.J. Mason, Jessica (Tyler) Greene and Chase R. Stoddard, 11 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Patricia (Carol) Stoddard; his sisters, Virginia (Bob) Hasler and Janet (Miles) Beville; his sister-In-law, Leah (Keith) Switzer; daughter, Terry Stoddard; grandchild, Christopher Stoddard; the husband of Judy, Walter Redmon Jr.; and the husband of Sandy, Rick Dossett.
Mr. Stoddard has generously donated his remains to the Indiana University School of Medicine Anatomical Education Program.
Memorial condolences may be made to Riley Hospital for Children at www.rileykids.org/bethehopenow or by phone at (317) 634-4474 Option #4.