68 year old, Robert McIntyre of DeMotte, passed away August 31, 2014, at University of Illinois, in Chicago, Illinois.
On March 30, 1946, Robert was born to Guy McIntyre & Dorothy (Barger) Crissman in Hillville, Pennsylvania. Robert was in the U.S. Navy and was awarded the Purple Heart Medal, was a HAZMAT truck driver for Praxair, worked for Teamsters Local #142, and head of security of NIPSCO. On July 6, 2002 he married Flora ‘Flo’ (Gilbert) McIntyre.
Robert is survived by his wife: Flora ‘Flo’, children: Deana (John) Turner, Robert McIntyre Jr., Jennifer McIntyre, Valerie (Chuck) King, Adam (Lisa) Lacefield, Angelica Lacefield, 9 grandchildren, 1 great-grandchild, sister: Judy (Martin) Wright and brothers: David & Dale McIntyre.
Robert was preceded in death by his parents, and brother: Chuck.
Friends are invited to visit with the family from 4:00 until 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 3, 2014 at Boersma Funeral Home, 90 East Grove St., Wheatfield, Indiana.
Robert will then be taken to Geibel Funeral Home, in Butler, Pennsylvania.
Interment will take place at Robinson Cemetery, Hillville, Pennsylvania.