Robert B. Schmaltzvet ffffffMADISONVILLE, KY., — Robert B. Schmaltz, 79, of Madisonville passed away on Tuesday, March 6, 2018 at Baptist Health Madisonville.

He was born on June 15, 1938 in Milan, IN to the late Olive Schmaltz and Clarence Schmaltz. Robert was a United States Army Veteran and was formerly a self-employed carpenter and barber.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife Lana Faye Schmaltz, son Robert Michael Schmaltz, brothers Bill Schmaltz, Ralph Schmaltz and Barry Schmaltz, and sister Shirley Summers.

Survivors include his daughters Michelle Downs, Kim Dame and Page Schmaltz all of Madisonville, several grandchildren, several great-grandchildren, several nieces and nephews, and sisters-in-law Patricia Schmaltz and Debbie Schmaltz.

The funeral service will be held at 11am on Friday, March 9, 2018 at Grapevine Missionary Baptist Church in Madisonville with Dr. Bob Morrison officiating. Burial to follow in Bethlehem Cemetery in Madisonville.

Harris Funeral Home in Madisonville is in charge of the arrangements.

Condolences may be made to the family at

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