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Dr. Robert L. "Bob" Receveur, 84 years of age passed Thursday, November 30, 2017. He was born in New Albany to the late Cletus and Leona (Lewis) Receveur. Bob attended St. Xavier High School where he later taught. Dr. Bob went to St. Meinrad School of Theology. He went on to receive his medical degree from University of Louisville Medical School in 1965. In 1959 he married Diana Katherine Stumler. She has been his loving wife of 58 years. Dr. Bob was a family practice physician, who was committed to his community for over 50 years. He was a former Chief of Staff at Floyd Memorial Hospital, where he practiced as a physician. Dr. Bob was a dedicated and selfless man. He never refused a patient due to their circumstances. Everyone was treated equally. Later in his medical career, he was a physician for Norton Urgent Care in Jeffersonville. He was a devout Roman Catholic and a member of St. Mary of the Knobs Catholic Church. Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by his loving daughter, Krista Renee, and sister, Nancy.
Survivors include his wife, Diana; daughters, Kelly, Kerry; siblings, Suzanne, Paul, Mary, Carol; grandchildren, Olivia, Stephanie, Zack, Matthew; great grandchildren, Kayla, Jordan, Chase, Aden, and Wesley.
Visitation will be 2:00 pm until 8:00 pm Tuesday at Kraft Funeral Service, 708 E. Spring Street, New Albany, Indiana. His Funeral Mass will be 2:00 pm Wednesday at St. Mary of the Knobs Chapel, 3033 Martin Road, Floyds Knobs, Indiana 47119 with burial to follow in the church cemetery.
The family requests expressions of sympathy to go to St. Mary of the Knobs Catholic Church.
Online condolences may be made to www.kraftfuneralservice.net
Published on December 4, 2017
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