Robert W. McPike



Robert W. McPike, 82, of Medora, died at 2:42 p.m. Monday, Jan. 25, 2016, at Schneck Medical Center.

Born March 26, 1933, he was the son of Lawrence and Nina Wesner McPike, both of whom preceded him in death. On Dec. 21, 1957, at Driftwood Christian Church, he married Donna Nicholson McPike, who survives.

Robert was a 1950 graduate of Salem High School and served in the U.S. Air Force. He was a retired farmer, had worked at Arvin and Cummins and was a member of Medora Christian Church.

Other survivors include his children, Jeffrey (Tammy) McPike and Gregory (Andrea) McPike, all of Medora, and Dee Ann (James) Stewart of West Chester, Ohio; six grandchildren, Matthew, Alex, Kaitlin and Brad McPike, and Ariana and Drake Stewart; and five great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Harley Dale McPike; and a sister, Imogene Blakely.

The funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Medora Christian Church with Stan Thomas officiating. Burial will be at Vallonia Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday and from 10 a.m. until time of service Friday.

Memorials may be given to Medora Christian Church or Hoosier Christian Village Auxiliary.

Johnson Funeral Home handled arrangements.

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