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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 www.bondmitchellfuneralhome.com.

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  • December 19
    Bingo
    5 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North.
  • December 19
    Christmas sing-along at The Playhouse
    7:30 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • December 19
    Live band at dance barn
    6 p.m. Mike's Dance Barn, 2277 State Road 46 West
  • December 19
    Live hip hop music at dance barn
    7 p.m. Mike's Dance Barn, 2277 State Road 46 West
  • December 20
    Live band at dance barn
    6 p.m. Mike's Dance Barn, 2277 State Road 46 West
  • December 20
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • December 20
    Dave Miller at Abe Martin Lodge
    5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Abe Martin Lodge, Brown County State Park
  • December 20
    'Gone Girl' at the Playhouse
    1 p.m., 4 p.m., 7 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • December 20
    Railroad museum features model Christmas trains
    1 to 7 p.m. BC RR Museum, 18 W. Three Story Hill Road, Fruitdale
  • December 21
    'Gone Girl' at the Playhouse
    1 p.m., 4 p.m., 7 p.m. BC Playhouse, 70 S. Van Buren St.
  • December 21
    Railroad museum features model Christmas trains´╗┐
    1 to 7 p.m. BC RR Museum, 18 W. Three Story Hill Road, Fruitdale
  • December 23
    Euchre
    6 p.m. Sycamore Valley Center, 746 Memorial Drive (fairgrounds)
  • December 24
    Nashville government offices CLOSED
  • December 24
    Christmas Eve Communion service at Becks Grove church
    7 p.m. Becks Grove Christian Church, 8009 Becks Grove Road
  • December 24
    Candlelight service at Helmsburg church Christmas Eve
    7 p.m. Brown County Community Church, 2370 Main St., Helmsburg
  • December 24
    Candlelight service set for Christmas Eve
    6:30 p.m. Country Gospel Music Church, 5181 State Road 46 East
  • December 24
    Cordry church hosts candlelight service Christmas Eve
    7 p.m. Church of the Lakes, 8844 Nineveh Road
  • December 25
    Government Offices CLOSED
  • December 26
    Bingo
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • December 26
    Brown County Government Offices CLOSED
  • December 27
    Bingo
    6 p.m. Fruitdale Fire Station, 5200 State Road 135 North, Bean Blossom
  • December 27
    Live band at dance barn
    7:30 p.m. Mike's Dance Barn, 2277 State Road 46 West