Bob E. East, 86, Jasper

Bob E. East, 86, of Jasper, died Tuesday, October 30, at his home. He was born in Sulphur January 21, 1932, to Henry Earl and Zella L. (Deom) East. He married Vicki Parker September 7, 2011, in Dale.

Bob was a graduate of Oil Township High School. He was a self-employed refrigeration technician, starting in New Albany, and ended his career in Tell City as owner of East’s Refrigeration. He spent 14 years as a lake patrolman at Christmas Lake Village. He enjoyed fishing, trapping, and hunting.

He is survived by his wife, Vicki East; two sons, Tom East and wife Diane, Springfield, Illinois, and Dan East and wife Debbie, Greenwood; five grandchildren, Carrie, Deena, Cory, Todd and Cody; and seven great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Henry and Zella East.

Memorial contributions can be made to Heart to Heart Hospice or to a favorite charity. Online condolences can be shared at

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