Robert Walter “Bobby” Iwanowski, 45, of Cross Plains, passed away on Wednesday January 27, 2021 at NorthCrest Health. Funeral services will be conducted Monday February 1st at 2:00 p.m. in the Oakhurst Chapel of the Robertson County Funeral Home with Dr. Bill Owen and Reverend Rick Robinson officiating. Interment will follow in Cross Plains Cemetery with Mike Iwanowski, Elijah Iwanowski, Daniel Iwanowski, Preston Knight, Sammy Barry, and David Hamby serving as pallbearers. The family will receive friends on Monday from 10:00 a.m. until service time at the funeral home.
Bobby was born December 25, 1975 in Springfield. He was a graduate of the East Robertson Special Education Class of 1994. Bobby had worked as an assistant in the lunchroom at East Robertson Elementary School. He participated in Brightstone Day Program in Franklin, TN and with Pat’s Place. Bobby was a member of Cross Plains United Methodist Church and had been attending Milldale Presbyterian Church. He loved listening to music, working with arts and crafts, playing cards, especially Fish, and being at home with his family. Two years ago, a soccer team was started in Cross Plains for those with special needs and the team was named “Bobby’s Buddies” in honor of Bobby Iwanowski. Bobby was the kindest, most gentle person that anyone could know.
Bobby is survived by his parents: Walter Thomas “Walt” and Sue Barry Iwanowski of Cross Plains, by his brother and sister-in-law: Mike and Jana Iwanowski of Orlinda, by his nephews and niece: Daniel, Elijah, and Rachel Iwanowski of Orlinda, and by several aunts, uncles, and friends.
If so desired, you may honor Bobby’s memory by making donations to St. Jude Children’s Hospital. All donations can be sent c/o Robertson County Funeral Home
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