Bob was born June 15, 1925, the son of James and Pauline (Peyton) Proctor.
He was a part of the Brazil High School graduating class of 1943, where he was president of the class his junior year.
While in high school, he was the quarterback on the football team, and also played basketball as a member of the 1943 Wabash Valley Championship team.
Following high school, Bob joined the United States Navy, where he was an aviation cadet.
Bob married Nancy Jeanette Stunkard in August of 1946. Bob was a sales manager for Parker-Hannifin.
Bob attended First Christian Church, the Elks Lodge in Brazil and American Legion Post No. 2.
Bob was preceded in death by his parents James and Pauline Proctor, wife Nancy Proctor, infant son John Proctor, and sister Mary Jane Proctor Jones.
He is survived by son Robert G. Proctor and wife Mary (Fatout), Indianapolis, daughter Jane Ervin, Velarde, N.M., brother Jimmy Proctor and wife Barbara, and niece Tracy Britton, Reelsville, grandchildren Jessica, Grace, Anna, Mark and Cecile, great-grandchildren Nora, Miles, Clark, Wyatt, Jack, Beatrice and Sydney Jane, along with several extended family members and friends.
A memorial service will be Monday, May 14, 2012, from 1-4 p.m., at French Funeral Home, with Pastor Michael Gross officiating.
A burial of cremains will take place at a later date at Center Point Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Reelsville Washington Township Volunteer Fire Department, PO Box 11, Reelsville, Ind., 46171.
Visit www.frenchfuneralhome.com to light a candle in his remembrance.