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Robert E. Nation

April 30, 1943 — November 29, 2021

Mr. Robert E. Nation passed away Monday, November 29, 2021 at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was 78. Mr. Nation was born in Owensboro, the son of the late Robert Nation and Louise Wellman Nation. He was a graduate of Owensboro High School and Kentucky Wesleyan College. A Certified Public Accountant, Mr. Nation was the president and managing shareholder of Alexander and Company, with whom he was associated for 55 years. Professionally, Mr. Nation was a member of the Kentucky Society of Certified Public Accountants and the Association of International Certified Professional Accountants. He was a member of Owensboro Christian Church. His personal interests included travel and the collection of stamps, coins, and handcrafted pens.

Those who remain to honor the memory of Mr. Nation include his wife of 41 years, Barbara Nation; his children Robert E. "Rob" Nation and his wife Ann, of Lexington, Julie Garvin and her husband Jeff, and, Robert V. Wills and his wife Julia all of Owensboro, and Terri Fryman and her husband Steve, of Georgetown; his sister Bettye Baumgardner of Elizabethtown; 10 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.

The funeral service for Mr. Nation will be 10:00 a.m. Saturday in the chapel of Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory where visitation will be from 3:00 until 7:00 p.m. Friday and after 9:00 a.m. Saturday. Interment will be in Owensboro Memorial Gardens.

Memories and messages of condolence may be shared online at www.glenncares.com

Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Friday, December 3, 2021

3:00 - 7:00pm (Central time)

Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory

900 Old Hartford Rd, Owensboro, KY 42303

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Visitation

Saturday, December 4, 2021

9:00 - 10:00am (Central time)

Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory

900 Old Hartford Rd, Owensboro, KY 42303

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Funeral Service

Saturday, December 4, 2021

Starts at 10:00am (Central time)

Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory

900 Old Hartford Rd, Owensboro, KY 42303

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Interment

Owensboro Memorial Gardens

Hawesville, Hawesville, KY

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