Robert F. Utter, age 71, of Cadiz, KY, passed away Tuesday, March 18, 2014, at his home in Cadiz, KY. Mr. Utter was retired having worked thirty years as a system analyst for Duplex Products, Inc. in Sycamore, IL. He was a US Marine Corps veteran having served during the Vietnam War era. He was a member of the Marine Corps League, Pennyrile Det. 1150, Cadiz, KY, participated with the Pennyrile Honor Guard providing funeral honors and volunteered with Pennyroyal Hospice and as an elementary school classroom leader. He was a member of Bethesda United Methodist Church. He is survived by: Wife of 46 years - Susan E. Utter, Cadiz, KY, One Son - John Utter, Cadiz, KY, One Daughter & Son-In-Law - Molly & Kevin Koertner, De Kalb, IL, Four Grandchildren- Sam & Sadie Utter, Claire & Adam Koertner, Two Sisters- Karen Morris & husband, Terry, Sycamore, IL & Marilyn Utter, De Kalb, IL, Four Nieces- Kris Morris, Terry Lynn Morris, Leslie Powers & Dawn Smith. He was preceded in death by: Father - Field W. Utter & Mother - Gladys Swanbum Utter.
Arrangements are being handled by Goodwin Funeral Home, Inc., 138 Main St. -P.O. Box 2050 Cadiz, KY 42211-031 in Cadiz, KY where the family will receive friends from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM Thursday, March 20, 2014 and at Bethesda United Methodist Church on Friday, March 21, 2014 from 9:00 AM until the funeral time of 10:00 AM. Funeral Service will be at Bethesda United Methodist Church at 10:00 AM Friday, March 21, 2014 with the Reverend Don Bunch officiating. Burial with full military honors will follow at Kentucky Veteran's Cemetery West in Hopkinsville, KY. Memorial Contributions can be made to: Pennyroyal Hospice, 220 Burley Avenue, Hopkinsville, KY 42240, Marine Corps League Scholarship Fund, c/o- David Shore, 224 Main Street , Cadiz, KY 42211 or Bethesda Untied Methodist Church, c/o- Tommy P'Pool, 5111 Princeton Road, Cadiz, KY 42211.