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Robert Arthur Perou

August 19, 2022

Posted 8/23/22

Robert Arthur Perou, 84, of Shelbyville, passed away Friday, August 19, 2022.

Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Thursday, August 25, 2022, at Feldhaus Memorial Chapel. Rev. Bobby McGee will …

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Robert Arthur Perou

August 19, 2022

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Robert Arthur Perou, 84, of Shelbyville, passed away Friday, August 19, 2022.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Thursday, August 25, 2022, at Feldhaus Memorial Chapel. Rev. Bobby McGee will officiate. Burial, with full military honors, will follow in Cothran Cemetery in Rover. Visitation will begin at 12 noon.
He was born December 9, 1937, in St. Louis, Missouri, to the late Thomas Henry and Ruth Emma Groat Perou. He served in the Army during the Vietnam War and was stationed in Germany and France. He retired from the University of Texas Health Center. A self-made man, he enjoyed restoring old cars, running his upholstery business, and fixing anything that needed fixing. He held membership at First Christian Church in Texas.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a daughter, Carol Perou, brothers, Fred Perou and Thomas Perou; and a sister, Ruth Kirkpatrick.
Survivors include his wife, Carman Lemmon Perou, of Shelbyville; a son, David Perou, and his wife Nancy, of Texas; step children, Kevin Youchum, and his wife Kelley, of Texas, and Chris Youchum, of Colorado; a sister, Patricia Tow, and her husband Joe, of St. Louis; sister-in-law, Evelyn Perou; grandchildren, Stephanie Flores, Robbin Flores, and her husband Woodard, Sean Flores, and Matthew Ryan Perou, and his wife Madeline; four great-grandchildren.

Feldhaus Memorial Chapel is assisting the family with the arrangements.

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