Robert A. Haupert Sr., 72, North Manchester, died at 7:01 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 13, 2016 at his residence.
He was born Feb. 14, 1944 in Wabash to Harland and Helen (Barns) Haupert. He graduated from Urbana High School in 1962.
In January 1965 he married Rita Kay Brauneller. She died Dec. 31, 1983. He then married Lisa M. James on March 22, 1986.
He was a self-employed truck driver for 40 years and retired in 2006. Bob was a member of Liberty Mills Church of the Brethren, Liberty Mills and was an avid John Deere Toy Collector. He loved spending time with his dogs “Rocky” and “Shadow.”
He is survived by his wife, Lisa Haupert, North Manchester; sons: Scott M. (Linda) Haupert Sr., Lagro; Robert A. (Debbie) Haupert Jr., Wabash; Jon D. (Traci) Haupert, Denver; daughter-in-law, Marty Haupert, Wabash; grandchildren: Andrea Haupert, Scott M. Haupert Jr., Jeremy Haupert, Cody Haupert, Raven Haupert and Jerricco Haupert.
One son, Rodney Haupert; one brother, James W. Haupert; and one granddaughter, Sarah K. Haupert, are deceased.
Family and friends may call from 2-6 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 16, at McKee Mortuary, 1401 State Road 114 West, North Manchester. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Oct. 17 at the funeral home. Pastor Erin Hurias will officiate. Burial will be in St. Peter’s Cemetery, Urbana.
For those who wish to honor the memory of Robert Haupert Sr., memorial contributions may be sent to Community Foundation for the Sarah K. Haupert Memorial Dance Scholarship Endowment, PO Box 7, North Manchester, IN 46962.