On March 3, 1936, he was born in Warsaw, to Morton and Gladys (Minear) Huffer. He was united in marriage to Veronica Copeland in Warsaw, on Oct. 1, 1998.
A lifetime resident of Kosciusko County, Bob worked as a superintendent at Huffer Foundry for twenty years and was also owner of Mort Huffer Piers from 1970–2006. He served in the Indiana National Guard from 1955–1962. He attended Warsaw Community Church and was a former member of First Brethren Church, Warsaw. He was also a member of American Legion Post #49, Warsaw Elks Club #802 where he was Past Exhalted Ruler in 1970 and 1971. He was an avid bridge player participating in Duplicate Bridge and various other clubs. In addition, he was an avid golfer, playing at various surrounding golf courses. He was very active in the Warsaw Class of 1954. Bob also attended Fort Wayne Business College and The Dale Carnegie Course.
He is survived by his wife; three daughters: Angela (Dr. Douglas) Smith, Juno, Alaska; Teresa Miller, Warsaw; and Sabrina (Steve) Smarr, North Webster; two sons: Tony (Cheri) Huffer, Port Charlotte, Fla.; and Don (Robin) Huffer, Cape Coral, Fla.; five step-children: June Anglea Funnel, Fort Wayne; Clint Funnel, Kentucky; Nichol Conley, Warsaw; Neeley Schwinnen, Warsaw; Paige (Brian) Johnson, Akron; three brothers: Max (Merry) Huffer, Warsaw; William (Carol) Huffer, Warsaw; and Ed (Suzanne) Huffer, Warsaw; one sister: Janet (Mike) Cassidy, New Castle; his aunt: Helen Huffer, Grace Village; 24 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Monday, Jan. 5, at Warsaw Community Church. A memorial service will follow calling at 6 p.m. Monday, Jan. 5, at the church. Pastor Jeff Pfeifer will officiate the service.
Memorial contributions may be made to American Legion Post #49 Nursing Scholarship Fund, 301 N. Buffalo St., Warsaw, IN 46580.
To sign the electronic guestbook or leave online condolences, visit McHatton-Sadler Funeral Chapel’s website.