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Robert R. Gehlhausen

Obituary for Robert R. Gehlhausen

February 13, 1946 - March 16, 2020
Owensboro, Kentucky | Age 74


Robert R. Gehlhausen, 74, of Owensboro, passed away March 16, 2020 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born February 13, 1946 to the late John R. and Goldie Gehlhausen. Robert loved cars, trucks, guns and fishing. He also enjoyed boating and watching races and westerns. Robert spent 33 years in law enforcement. He retired from Owensboro Police Department after 28 years and then served for the Hartford Police Department for 5 years. Robert was also a Kentucky Colonel.

Robert was also preceded in death by a sister, Doris Butler and brother, Ronald Gehlhausen.

He is survived by his companion, Janet Payton; children, Angela (Jon) Dartt, Melinda (Phillip) Murphy and Jonathan (Tonya) Gehlhausen; grandchildren, Melissa Murphy, Evan Dartt, Emily Dartt and Matilda Gehlhausen and sister, Mary Jo Holst.

In compliance with health and public safety directives, the funeral arrangements for Mr. Gehlhausen will be private. Burial will be at St. Mary's Cemetery in Huntingburg, IN.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to the Fraternal Order of Police, 842 Ridgeway Dr, Owensboro, KY 42303.

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Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory

900 Old Hartford Road
Owensboro, KY 42303
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