Bob Whitehouse In Guarded Condition After Fall


bob whitehouseHighly respected and well known citizen Bob Whitehouse recently retired Director of Sales for the Evansville Convention and Visitors Bureau, was injured eleven days ago as he fell downstairs at his home.  On Tuesday, July 9th at about 1:00 p.m., he was carrying several things down to the lower level of his home when he lost his footing and fell, breaking his neck.

His Level One Trauma is being treated locally at Deaconess Hospital downtown  beginning with a seven hour surgery last Monday.  He will have extensive rehabilitation and physical therapy when he is medically able to do so.  Mr. Whitehouse’s condition is guarded and being monitored closely.

Bob Whitehouse was the Republican County Chairman from 1980 to 1984.  He was Chief of Staff for former Mayor Russell Lloyd, Sr. and, at one time owned a downtown deli, The Butcher Block.  Mr. Whitehouse was the Director of Marketing at Evansville Regional Airport in the 1990’s, when the airport saw record-level boardings.

Notes may be sent to his wife, Caren, at her office at 3116 E. Morgan Ave., Suite F, Evansville, IN 47711.


  1. I wish Bob a good recovery.
    Good article—-giving update on Bob’s health condition and recognition to him.

  2. Hope for a speedy recovery.

    Bob is one of a kind. What a great guy.

    Thanks for all you did for this community. My prayers are with you and your family.

  3. Bob has always been a giver to our community! Now it our privilege to give to him our loving and deep prayers for a complete recovery from his injuries suffered in a fall recently. “God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble!” (Ps. 46)

  4. Bob is a wounderful guy and has a great wife and family beside him. My family wish’es Bob a great and speedy recovery.

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