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Robert Eugene Erwin, Sr.

March 2, 1937 - September 29, 2021

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Robert Eugene Erwin Sr. (“Bob”), went to heaven on September 29th, 2021, to be with his wife. He was born on March 2nd, 1937, to Roy and Doris Marie (Schilling) Erwin. On November 10th, 1962, he married Barbara Jean Barron. She preceded him in death on June 30th, 2016. Bob went to school to get a degree in HVAC, but later got a job with the Union in construction supervising. After retiring, her worked at Central Catholic and enjoyed his job very much. He also would volunteer at several different agencies around Lafayette. He also was a devoted to his Catholic faith and was involved with the church and would bring his children every Sunday.
He had a good heart and would help anyone he could. He had a positive attitude and would make others laugh. If he felt someone was sad or needing cheering up, he would make them laugh. He enjoyed playing euchre, traveling, camping, or just having cook outs with his family. He enjoyed blue grass and old time country music. He truly will be missed, but the memories will be cherished forever.
He is survived by his son, Robert Eugene Erwin, Jr. (Bobbi); daughters, Doris L. Daugherty (Dave), Janet Lynn Turner (Juli), and Sarah Jane Dunn (Willy); a special person he loved like a brother, Dave Worland (Janet); and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his son, John Allen Erwin (Mary); and granddaughter, Katherine Jean Cunningham.
A private family service will be held on February 17th, 2022, at Tippecanoe Memory Gardens in West Lafayette, IN. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.tippecanoememorygardens.com
Tippecanoe Funeral & Cremation Services is honored to be assisting the family with arrangements.

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