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Sept. 15, 1929―May 9, 2015 Robert Bruce (Bob) Scherr, 85, of Fairfield Glade, passed away May 9, 2015, at his home in Fairfield Glade. He was born Sept. 15, 1929, in La Crosse, WI, son of the late Edwin and Alice (Smith) Scherr. He was known to most in Fairfield Glade as "Handy Bob." His career was in New York City as traffic manager for ACL, and he also proudly served in the United States Navy. He is survived by his wife of 30 years, Barbara Scherr, Fairfield Glade; daughter, Holly Scherr Morris and husband, Ed, Saint Joseph, MI; son, Jeffrey Keil and wife, Tammy, Florida; daughter, Roberta Keil, Virginia; and sister, Susan Bishop, California. He was also a loving “Papa” to seven grandchildren, Jessica, Amanda, Julianna, Brianne, Jeffrey, Michael and Noah; and to two great-grandchildren, Alysa and Aaron; along with several nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three sisters, Beth, Shari and Doreen. Memorials can be made to Hospice of Cumberland County, 30 East Adams St., Crossville, TN 38555 or at www.cumberlandhospice.com. Bilbrey Funeral Home, Inc. (www.bilbreyfh.com) was in charge of the arrangements.
Published on  May 14, 2015
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