INDIANAPOLIS – Robert D. Canfield, 80, Indianapolis, formerly of Mitchell, passed away Thursday, March 17, at his residence.
Born January 31, 1925, in Shoals, he was the son of William J. and Zella Canfield. He married Ruth M. Grissom August 14, 1959, and she preceded him in death August 8, 1997.
He retired in 1989 from Naval Avionics with 29 years of service. He was a U. S. Navy veteran of World War II, a 60-year member of Cecil C. Martin American Legion Post No. 250, lifetime member of Marvin R. Davis Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 9107, Masonic Lodge No. 726 F&A.M. in Cumberland, Scottish Rite Valley of Indianapolis, and Murat Shrine.
Surviving: stepson, Larry D. Trueblood, Fountaintown
His parents; wife; and brother, Paul Canfield, preceded him in death.
Mitchell Masonic Lodge No. 228 F.&A.M. will conduct a memorial service at 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, March 22, in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home. Entombment will be in Cresthaven Memory Gardens with military honors accorded by Cecil C. Martin American Legion Post No. 250 and Marvin R. Davis Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 9107.
Friends may call from 11:00 a.m. until the service on Tuesday at the funeral home.