Robert Warren Engle, age 88, of Spencer, passed away peacefully while surrounded by his family at 1:29 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 28, 2019 at his residence. He was born on August 11, 1931 in Michigan City, IN to Luther and Gara (Eaton) Engle.
Robert served in the United States Army during the Korean War from 1948-1952. He married the love of his life Barbara Stultz on December 28, 1952 in Sullivan, IN. Robert was a retired Union Carpenter and a plant engineer for Boston Scientific. He was a member of the Spencer United Methodist Church, Moose Lodge #1434 in Linton, American Legion Post #285 and VFW Post #1405 in Spencer.
Robert is survived by his wife, Barbara Engle of Spencer, IN; two children, Robert Eli Engle (Bonnie) of Louisville, KY, and Kimberly Lucille Holloman of Lawrenceville, IL; four grandchildren, Robert Charles Engle, Kristol Elliott, Christina Shively, and Melissa Engle; several great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers, Kenneth Engle and Floyd Engle, and five sisters, Edna Guenther, Mildred Engle, Margaret Haynes, Gladys Russell, and Thelma Kirk.
Graveside service will be held at 1:00 PM on Wednesday, December 4, 2019 at Center Ridge Cemetery in Sullivan, IN with Bill Gott and Pastor Drew Baker officiating. Military rites will be conducted by the Sullivan County Veteran Honor Guard.
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