Robert H. “Doc” Silbereisen, 69, of Grayville, Ill. passed away on Monday, Dec. 9 at the Linda E. White Hospice House in Evansville, Ind. He was born on Aug. 23, 1950 in Daviess County, Ky., the son of Robert W. and Thelma C. (Bartlett) Silbereisen. Robert married Lila Chittenden on Jun 10, 1988 and together they enjoyed 31 years of marriage.
Doc faithfully served in the United States Army. He was proud of his work as a heavy equipment operator. When Doc married Lila, he helped raise her two children, James and Wanda Winters, whom he loved dearly. In his free time, Doc enjoyed working in yard and always loved to mow his yard.
Doc will be remembered by his loving wife, Lila Silbereisen; father, Robert Silbereisen; brother, Thomas Silbereisen; sister, Debra (Brian) Lemieux; step children, James (Lynn) Winters and Wanda Winters; grandchildren Randy, Summer, Brooke and Sidney Foster; and great-grandchildren Niklaus, Marcella, Gage and Gannen Foster.
Doc was preceded in death by his mother and the grandparents who raised Robert, Roscoe and Anna Barlett.
Funeral Services were held Friday, Dec. 13 at Cook Funeral Chapel in Grayville. Visitation was prior to the service. Burial followed at Oak Grove Cemetery in Grayville with Full Military Honors.
Cook Funeral Chapel was in charge of the arrangements.