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May 9, 2014

Robert 'Dennis' Renshaw, 71; Fishers

— Funeral services for Robert 'Dennis' Renshaw, 71, Fishers, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 10, at Randall & Roberts Fishers Mortuary, Fishers. He died Wednesday, May 7, 2014, at Community Hospital North in Indianapolis.

 He was born Jan. 29, 1943 to Robert and Ina May Sands Renshaw in New Albany. He was an educator and had been a teacher for seven years and an assistant principal for four years, before becoming the Principal of New Albany and Richmond High Schools. He had also been the Associate Superintendent of Floyd County School District and Superintendent of North Montgomery School District. After retirement he continued as a teacher's aid for special needs children at Noblesville Middle School. He was a member of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) and attended Geist Christian Church. He was a longtime member of the New Albany Lions Club. He received his Bachelor's degree in 1965 from Indiana State, where he played baseball and was a member of Lambda Chi Alpha Fraternity, and his Master's degree from Indiana University. He had coached baseball and basketball at the Junior High level.

He is survived by wife, Mary Jo Renshaw; mother, Ina May Renshaw; son, Curt Renshaw and his wife, Julie; daughters, Amy Belich and her husband, Kenneth, and Bess Harris and her husband, Brian; stepsons, Andrew Hassinger and his wife, Kristi, and Brian Hassinger and his wife, Maja-Lena; brother, William Renshaw and his wife, Patricia; and seven grandchildren.

Visitation will be from 5 to 9 p.m. today, and after 10 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home,

Memorial contributions may be made to Cancer Service of Hamilton County, c/o Good Samaritan Network, 12933 Parkside Drive, Fishers, IN 46038.


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