Robert P. IvoryApril 27, 1931 ~ October 27, 2017 (age 86)
Robert P. Ivory, 86, of Butler passed away on October 27, 2017 at his home.
Born April 27, 1931 in Cherry Tree, PA, he was the son of Ralph Charles Ivory and Gertrude Hazel Ivory.
Bob served in the US Air Force during the Korean War. He then attended the Pennsylvania State Police Academy.
He worked as a State Trooper from 1956 until 1981, retiring as a detective in the criminal investigation group. After his retirement he also served with the Saxonburg Police Department. He was a member of Pennsylvania State Troopers Association, Fraternal Order of Police, American Legion, East Butler Fire Co., Pennsylvania State Police Pistol Team, The Hiland Golf Course Putting Club. He enjoyed golfing, spending time with his grandchildren, friends, family and singing country music
Surviving are his children Robert P. (Mary) Ivory, Jr. of Butler, Kim (Ken) Ivory Vail of Gibsonia, John D. (Jenny) Ivory of Gibsonia and Ralph C. (Amanda) Ivory of Wayne, PA, his siblings, Wilfred (Grace) Ivory of Twinsburg, OH, Donna Mae Ivory of Hollidaysburg, PA, Jerry (Carol) Ivory of Mundys Corner, PA and Ed (Elaine) Ivory of St. Augustine, PA and 7 grandchildren, Brianna (Brandon), Jacob, Lauren, Andrew, Emily, Christopher and David.
He is preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Roy Ivory
Friends will be received from Sunday, October 29, 2017, from 2-4 & 6-8 pm at Fox Funeral Home, Inc., Saxonburg, PA.
Services will be held on Monday, October 30, 2017, 11:00 am at the St. Wendelin Church, 210 St. Wendelin Road Butler, PA, with Fr. Matthew McClain officiating.
Interment will follow in St. Wendelin Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to the Pennsylania State Police Troop D, Camp Cadet Program, Community Services Unit 200 Barracks Road Butler, PA 16001.