|Robert B. Prince|
|Date Of Birth:||January 24, 1938|
|Date Of Death:||March 14, 2011|
|Service Date:||March 17, 2011|
Robert B. Prince, 73 of Springville, passed away Monday March 14, 2011 at his residence after battling a long illness. He was born January 24, 1938 in Monroe County to Bee and Lela Butcher Prince. Robert spent his professional career as a carpenter for 20 years and Indiana Limestone for 16 years before his retirement n 1996. He was a member of Local 741 Union for 30 years and was of the Pentecostal Faith. Robert enjoyed being outdoors, fishing, NASCAR, his beloved dogs Suzi and Sugar, but will be most fondly remembered by his family as a loving and devoted husband, father, and helper of everyone he knew. Robert is survived by his wife Stella Grubb Prince of Springville to whom he married July 13, 1957. He also leaves behind his son David Prince and his wife Kelli of Bloomington; son Jeff Prince of Bloomington; daughter Melody Elmore and her husband James of Springville; son Daniel Prince of Bloomington; five grandchildren, Alissa Harding and her husband Curtis of Bloomington; Joshua Prince of Springville; Jason Elmore of Springville; Jessica Elmore of Springville; Sarah Prince of Bloomington; great grandson Dylan Richardson; brother Virgil Prince of Bedford; three sisters, Beulah Hearth of Bedford, Jeannette Martin of Avoca, and Judy Brain of Springville. Robet was receded in death by his parents, sisters Virginia Nikirk, and WIlma Deckard; brothers Ernest,James, Randall, and Danny Prince. Funeral services for Robert will be conducted Thursday March 17, 2011 at 1:30PM at the Allen Funeral Home 4155 South Old Highway 37. Reverend Robert Phillips will officiate. Burial will follow at Clover Hill Cemetery in Harrodsburg. Visitation will be held today, Wednesday March 16, 2011 from 4:00PM until 8:00PM at Allen Funeral Home. The family would like to extend their thanks to Southern Care Hospice for the care they gave Robert. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.allenfuneralhome.org.