Robert J. Carlson
Robert "Bob" Carlson, 78, of Logansport, went to be in the arms of Jesus at 3:11 a.m., Sunday, Nov. 3, 2019 at I.U. Arnett Hospital in Lafayette.
Born on Oct. 19, 1941 in Peru, he was the son of the late Carl and Ruth (Behnke) Carlson.
He was a graduate of St. Charles High School in St. Charles, Illinois and Northern Illinois University.
On Jan. 1, 1967 he married Grace A. Jackson who survives
Bob worked as the Chief Finance Officer for multiple corporations for more than 40 years
He was actively involved at Shiloh Christian Church, with his most recent position serving as an Elder. He was also an active member of the Logansport chapter of the Gideons Society, serving as treasurer for several years.
He served in the United States Army, serving as a Military Police, stationed in Germany for two years
Along with his wife, Bob is survived by four sons, Craig (wife Kerri) from Channahon, Illinois; Bryan from Greenwood; Cary (wife Elise) from Trafalgar; and Aaron (wife Christy) from Logansport.
Bob loved to visit and spend time with his grandchildren, having 13 total. Jerry (Beaupre), Tyler, Lily, Haley, Robbie, Danny, Joy, Grace, Breanna, Gavin, Ella, Caiden and Garrett. Bob is also survived by his nephew, Steve Nice; niece, Diann Sedam; and brother-in-law, Dan Nice.
He was also preceded in death by his sister, Joan Nice.
Along with his love for the Lord, he also enjoyed gardening, fishing with the family, and studying God's word. Bob was a sports enthusiast and loved to cheer for his favorite teams-Cubs, Bears, Colts and Pacers.
Services will be at 11:30 a.m., Thursday, Nov. 7, 2019 at Shiloh Christian Church with Pastor Mark Marshall officiating.
Visitation will be from 3-8 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2019 at the church and also one hour prior to the service on Thursday.
Bob will be laid to rest at Shiloh Cemetery with full military rites.
Memorial contributions may be made to Shiloh Christian Church.
Please sign Bob's online guestbook or leave a condolence for the Carlson family at
Published on November 5, 2019


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Gail Maloy
Nov 09, 2019
Grace I just learned of Bob's passing. I am so saddened for you and your family, as I know Bob was a wonderful man. I will be keeping you all in prayer. God's Blessings and much love.
Ben and Ruth Ann Yantis
Nov 07, 2019
Grace--Ben and I are so sorry to hear of Bob's passing. We will be praying for you and your family. May God give you peace and comfort as you go through these days of great sadness.
Lynn Anderson
Nov 07, 2019
Grace I am truly sorry and saddened by the passing of Bob. I enjoyed talking to him this last July and listening to him about his fishing trips with the family. He always had a big smile on his face. I will miss him. God bless you Gracie.
Cindy Barron
Nov 06, 2019
I am so sorry for your loss. My heart goes out to you all. Bob was such a kind man and will be missed by many!