Robert E. Sedgwick


Robert E. Sedgwick, 76, of Greenwood, passed away Friday, Oct. 21, 2016.

He was born in Mattoon, Illinois, to the late William and Eleanor Sedgwick.

Robert retired from Chrysler where he was a millwright and foreman for over 35 years. He also served his country in the United States Army. Robert was a loving husband, father, and grandfather who devoted his life to his family. His grandchildren were the center of his life and he could always be found on the sidelines at all of their events.

Robert is survived by his children, Julie (Scott) Parker, and Martin (Denise) Sedgwick; grandchildren, Payton and Trent Parker, Morgan, Mason, and Sam Sedgwick, and Kylie and Kami Koors; sister, Evonne (Ed) Frazier; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Wanda Sedgwick and daughter, Jennifer Sedgwick-Koors.

A funeral service will be at 10 a.m. today at Our Lady of Greenwood Catholic Church, 335 S. Meridian St., Greenwood. Burial will follow at Forest Lawn Memory Gardens, Greenwood.

Memorial Contributions may be made in Robert’s Memory to the Roncalli High School After Prom Fund.