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Dr Robert A “Bob” Escher, Jr

Dr Robert A “Bob” Escher, Jr

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Death 3 May 2013 (aged 71)
Jefferson County, Kentucky, USA
Burial Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, USA
Memorial ID 110174473 · View Source
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ESCHER, ROBERT A. "BOB" JR., DMD, 71, of Louisville, peacefully went home to be with Jesus surrounded by his wife, daughters and brother on Friday, May 3, 2013.

After graduating dental school in 1966, Bob served two years in the navy returning to Louisville to practice dentistry. Bob furthered studied orthodontics at U of L graduating in 1977 and practiced for 18 years. During that time he served on many committees and offices in dentistry and orthodontics and eventually taught part time in the orthodontics department at U of L.

Bob was an active member of Highview Baptist Church where he served faithfully in various capacities. His lifetime hobby was magic in which he was either learning new tricks, sharing tricks, telling stories or performing shows for many people. Bob's love for people was very obvious.

He served as President of the Louisville Magic Club for 20 years and as President of the International Brotherhood of Magicians in 2001-2002 where he and his wife Sandy traveled all over the world.

He was preceded in death by his father, Robert A. Escher, Sr.; mother, Lillian Escher; and nephew, David Escher.

He is survived by his wife, Sandy (Priddy); and three daughters, Laura Escher-Howell (Chris), Lesley Gibson (Kevin) and Melanie Christerson (John); and eight grandchildren Benjamin, Jacob, Grant and Eva Kate Howell, Kelsey and Brandon Gibson and Caleb and Daniel Christerson. Bob is also survived by his brother, Bill Escher (Barbara).

Funeral service: Thursday at noon at Highview Baptist Church, 7711 Fegenbush Lane, with burial at Resthaven Memorial Park. Visitation: 1 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Nunnelley Funeral Home, 4327 Taylor Blvd., and after 11 a.m. Thursday at the church.


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  • Created by: wwalker
  • Added: 7 May 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 110174473
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Dr Robert A “Bob” Escher, Jr (2 Nov 1941–3 May 2013), Find A Grave Memorial no. 110174473, citing Resthaven Memorial Cemetery, Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, USA ; Maintained by wwalker (contributor 47365623) .