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Robert Stamps

May 11, 1930 December 29, 2017
Robert Stamps
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Midway, IN. – Robert E. “Bob” Stamps, 87, of Midway, Indiana passed away on Friday, December 29, 2017.
Bob was born at home in Boonville, Indiana on Mother’s Day, May 11, 1930 to the late James and Ethel (Orth) Stamps.
Bob retired from Warrick Alcoa where he worked for 21 years as a Design Engineering Associate. He was devoted to his wife and loved to be with Jackie. He was a nurturing father, a steady source of strength, calm, and insight, mechanically apt, always striving to make things better, and who was described by others as the salt of the Earth. His passion for farming was shared through the years with his son, Douglas. Bob served 4 years in the US Air Force. Other employment included the Chrysler Plant, Evansville and General Electric, Owensboro, KY. He was a lifelong and faithful member of St. John’s United Church of Christ, Boonville.
Bob is survived by his wife of 65 years, Jacqueline Stamps; children, Ginger Collier and her husband, David; Douglas Stamps and his wife, Jan; grandchildren, Elizabeth Collier, Jaclyn Collier, Ian Stamps, his wife, Melissa, and son, Leo, Nathan Stamps; brother, Stanley Stamps; several nieces and nephews.
Services will be 2 P.M. Sunday, January 14, 2018 at Koehler Funeral Home in Boonville, Indiana with Pastor Robert D. Shofner officiating. Burial will be at Midway Cemetery in Midway, Indiana with the Warrick County Veterans Memorial Service to conduct military honors.
Visitation will be from 2 P.M. until 5 P.M. on Saturday, January 13, 2018 at the funeral home and from 12 P.M. until the time of service on Sunday.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. John’s United Church of Christ in Boonville, Indiana

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