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Robert 'Buck' Stogsdill, 67, Nashville

Robert Eugene “Buck” Stogsdill, 67, Nashville, passed away May 14 at Indiana University Health Bloomington Hospital.

He was born Dec. 4, 1943, in Bloomington to Eugene H. and Louisa (Nicholson) Stogsdill.

Buck was a retired Brown County sheriff. He also served his country as a member of the United States Navy, serving in Vietnam and the Mediterranean. He served Brown County as a conservation officer from 1973-2002. He was elected as sheriff in 2003 and served two terms. While sheriff he served on several boards, Domestic Violence Task Force (recognized as 2009 officer of the year), Turning Point (award in 2009 for agency support), Children’s Protective Service, EMA, Local Coordinating Council and Literacy Coalition Council. He was trustee of the Sheriff’s Association from 2007-2009 and was a member of the Board of Directors in 2006. He was on the Budget and Personnel Committee. He served as Sheriff Camp director from 2007-2010. Buck was a member of Nashville Christian Church, American Legion, Vietnam Veterans, Lions Club (which he served on several committees), National Wild Turkey Federation (which he served as a committeeman) and Ducks Unlimited (which he was instrumental in bringing to Brown County and served as their chairman for many years). He loved to fish and hunt.

Survivors include, his wife of 46 years, Glenda (Niswander) Stogsdill of Nashville; sons, Scott Bowling, Brad Stogsdill and Bill Stogsdill, all of Nashville; brother, Tom Stogsdill of Bloomington; sisters, Ruth Harden of Florida, Brenda Stogsdill of Terre Haute and Linda Herthel of Bedford; and eight grandchildren.

A funeral service will be conducted Thursday, May 19 at 10:30 a.m. at Nashville Christian Church, 140 S. Van Buren St., Nashville. Pastors Rick Clayton and Tim Bond will officiate. Interment will follow at Duncan Cemetery with Vietnam Veterans providing the military honor guard. The family will receive visitors on Wednesday, May 18 from 4-8 p.m. at the church and one hour prior to the service Thursday. A Lions Club service will be conducted at the church Wednesday at 7:45 p.m.

Memorial contributions can be made to Nashville Christian Church, P.O. Box 248, Nashville, IN 47448; or Brown County Lions Club, P.O. Box 716, Nashville, IN 47448.

Online condolences can be sent to the family at

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  • November 23
    Annual community-wide hymn sing planned
    6:30 p.m. Nashville Christian Church, 160 S. Van Buren St.
  • November 23
    Nashville Reserve Officers host chili cook-off
    10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nashville P.D., 200 Hawthorne Drive
  • November 25
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • November 25
    Open 12-step meetings in New Bellsville area
    6 to 7 p.m. Harmony Baptist Church, 3999 Mt. Liberty Road, New Bellesville
  • November 28
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • November 29
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • November 29
    Dave Miller at Abe Martin Lodge
    5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Abe Martin Lodge, Brown County State Park
  • December 2
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • December 3
    Jeff Foster at Hobnob restaurant
    6 to 8 p.m. Hobnob, 17 W. Main St.
  • December 4
    Go Club at the library Thursdays
    3:30 to 5 p.m. Brown County Public Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • December 12
    Widowed group plans Christmas party
    noon Salt Creek Golf Retreat, 2359 State Road 46 East
  • December 12
    BCSP Christmas bird count slated
    8 a.m. BCSP Nature Center, 1810 State Road 46 East
  • December 13
    Free community breakfast at Sprunica church
    8 to 10 a.m. Sprunica Baptist Church, 3902 Sprunica Road