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Robert J. "Bobby" Detling

February 15, 1970 ~ March 19, 2018 (age 48)

Robert J. "Bobby" Detling, age 48, of Murfreesboro,Tennessee passed away unexpectedly on Monday, March 19, 2018 at St. Thomas Rutherford Hospital in Murfreesboro.
He was born in Elwood, IN on February 15, 1970, to  Robert Detling and Julie (Townsend) Miller.

Bobby was an  Extrusion Operator  for MI Metals in Smyrna, TN.  He enjoyed  watching I.U. basketball,  Los Angeles  Dodgers baseball, and  Chicago Bears football.   He loved spending time with his family and friends.   Bobby was hard worker.  He loved telling jokes to everyone because he loved to make people laugh.   He loved music, especially the Rolling Stones.   Bobby will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved him.
He is survived by his  mother, Julie M. Miller of Alexandria, IN, father, Robert (Tami) Detling of Smyrna, TN, 3 sisters, Shari (Rob) Chambers of Anderson, Tracie (Jeff) Jones of Alexandria, and Lisa (Jim) Watters of Elwood, brother, Gary (Marty) Miller of Alexandria, 2 nephews, Justin Chambers and James Miller, and niece, Jessica  Magee, step-brother, Ryan (Marci) Jameson, many aunts, uncles, and cousins, best friend, Joe Musgrave and dog, Peapod.
Bobby was preceded in death by his step-father, Gary Miller, grandparents, and several aunts and uncles.

A funeral service celebrating Bobby's life will be at 2:00 pm Thursday, March 22, 2018 at Dunnichay Funeral Home in  Elwood, Indiana with Rev. Roger Gardner officiating. Burial will follow in Maplewood Cemetery in Anderson.
Visitation will be Thursday, March 22, 2018, 11:00 am - 2:00 pm, at Dunnichay Funeral Home, 1113 S. Anderson Street, Elwood, Indiana.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Madison County Humane Society through the funeral home.

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