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July 9, 2014

Robert Lee East 69; Salem

Funeral services for Robert Lee East, 69, Salem, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, July 12, at Legacy Funeral Center, Jeffersonville, with burial in Walnut Ridge Cemetery. He died Tuesday, July 8, 2014, at his home.

He was born March 14, 1945, in Jeffersonville to the late George Thomas and Edna Justice East and was a retired mechanic from Vissing’s Dodge.

He is survived by five children, Melissa Simms, Robert Lee East Jr., Thomas E. East, Jeffery Lee East, and Donna Sue Richardson; a brother, Hubert East; 16 grandchildren; and one great grandchild.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by one brother and one sister.

Visitation will be held from 1 to 8 p.m. Friday and after 9 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

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