Robert James Pomatto

Friday, May 9, 2014

Robert "Bob" James Pomatto, 68, of Lewisburg, passed away on Wednesday, May 7, 2014, in Williamson Medical Center.

A native of Spring Valley, Ill., Mr. Pomatto was the son of the late Bruno Pomatto and Anna Dubberstine Pomatto of Spring Valley, Ill., who survives. He retired from AT&T after 30 years of service. He served his country in the Marines during the Vietnam War and was a member of St. John's Catholic Church.

He is survived by his wife of 46 years, Diana Bottoms Pomatto of Lewisburg; three daughters, Teresa A. (George) Bailey of Cornersville, C. Beth (Don) Hanson of Albuquerque, N.M., and Deborah K. Gilley of Lewisburg; one son, Michael R. Pomatto of Lewisburg; one sister, Ann L. Pomatto of Spring Valley, Ill.; and eight grandchildren.

Funeral services for Mr. Pomatto will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 10, at St. John's Catholic Church, Lewisburg, with Father Bill Kelley officiating, with full military honors at the church. Enurnment will follow in Lone Oak Cemetery at a later date.

Visitation with the family will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, May 9, at Bills-McGaugh Funeral Home and again on Saturday at the church from 9 a.m. until time of service.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations to The American Cancer Society, 2000 Charlotte Avenue, Nashville, TN 37203, www.cancer.org, or Wounded Warrior Project, 223 Rosa L. Parks Avenue, Nashville, TN 37203, www.woundedwarriorproject.org.

Condolences of sympathy may be sent to www.billsmcgaugh.com.

Bills-McGaugh Funeral Home & Crematory is in charge of the arrangements.