2011-05-03 / Obituaries

Robert ‘Bob’ Keith Huber, Sr, 84

Robert “Bob” Keith Huber, Sr., 84, Fillmore, passed away on April 28, 2011, at The Waters at Greencastle. He was born on September 15, 1926, at Greencastle, and was the son of the late William L. and Inez F. (Smith) Huber.

He married Urie M. Yeager Huber on February 20, 1947, and she survives. Also surviving are his children, Peggy Buckles and husband, Joseph, Terre Haute, Robert K. Huber, Jr., and wife, Connie, Greencastle, and Chris Huber and wife, Amy, Indianapolis; his sister, Donna Jean Ross, Summerville, South Carolina; 9 grandchildren; and 3 great grandchildren.

Funeral services were held on Tuesday, May 3, 2011, at 11:00 a.m. at the New Providence Baptist Church. Interment was in the New Providence Cemetery.

Mr. Huber was a member of the New Providence Baptist Church, where he served as Trustee, and was baptized in 1937, at the Greencastle Baptist Church. He retired from IBM, at Greencastle, where he was the Purchasing Agent. He also had been a school bus driver for the Fillmore Schools, and a dairy farmer.

Bob enjoyed sharing his extensive collection of Billy Vaughn and Herb Alpert. He never missed any opportunity to spend time with his family. Some of his favorite activities were playing horseshoes, square dancing, woodworking, and family wiener roasts. Bob enjoyed a once-in-a-lifetime train tour through the Canadian Mountains to view the autumn foliage.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, William Max Huber.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Putnam County Gideons, P.O. Box 204, Greencastle, IN 46135.

Condolences may be sent to the family at cds@whitakerfuneralhome.net

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