Merlin Dale “Bob” Quinn age 92, of Shoals, passed away May 25, 2020 in Bedford. He was born February 17, 1928 in Martin County to Cordia Quinn. He married Madeline Jones on January 1, 1957 at Peoples Tabernacle in West Baden.
He attended Powell Valley School, was previously employed by Taylor Hardware in West Baden, as a school bus driver for Springs Valley School Corporation, Russell Trucking in Shoals and retired from the maintenance department of Kimball International Piano in West Baden. He was a Veteran of the United States Army, serving during the Korean War, was a member of the American Legion West Baden Post and was of the Christian faith.
Survivors include his wife Madeline; two daughters, Dinah (Roy) Bergman of Shoals, Jeanine (John) Cole of Alfordsville; two sons, Craig (Karen) Quinn of French Lick, Kevin (Becky) Quinn of Shoals; ten grandchildren, Carrie roach, Michael Quinn, Chris Quinn, Larry Quinn, Joni Todd, Ryan Bergman, Matthew Quinn, Josh Bergman, Kaci Hall, Jayme Quinn; twenty great-grandchildren and three step great-grandchildren.
Services will be held 1:00 PM Thursday, May 28, 2020 at the Queen-Lee Chapel in Shoals with burial in the Emmons Ridge Cemetery. Brother Kevin Quinn will officiate. Visitation will be 11:00 AM Thursday until the time of service.
Memorial Contributions may be made to the Emmons Ridge Cemetery.
The Queen-Lee Chapel of the Thorne-George Family Funeral Homes has been entrusted with the arrangements.