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“5 yrs, still think of you and miss you daily. I love you ”
1 of 22 | Posted by: David Spare - Son

“3 years tomorrow and I still miss you so much. I love you David ”
2 of 22 | Posted by: David - son

“2 years tommorow and I miss you so much. I Love you !!!David ”
3 of 22 | Posted by: David Spare - Fort Wayne, IN

“I love you and miss you so much Dad. ”
4 of 22 | Posted by: Doug - Fort Wayne, IN - Son

“My sympathies for your loss. ”
5 of 22 | Posted by: Richard E.V. Harris - Piedmont, CA

“My condolences ”
6 of 22 | Posted by: Charles J.V. Harris - Howell, MI

“Kathy, I am so terribly sorry to hear about your loss. You have no idea how thankful I am for all of the support that you have provided to myself...Read More »
7 of 22 | Posted by: Harrison Heller - friend

“Thanks for all the support in the past, Im so sorry for your loss. Sorry that I wasnt able to make it to the service, my prayers go out to you and...Read More »
8 of 22 | Posted by: Spencer Heller

“I am so sorry for the loss, I regret that I will not be able to make it to the services. I hope nothing but the best for the family and only...Read More »
9 of 22 | Posted by: Riley Heller

“Dad -- I love you with all my heart. I never told you enough but thank you for helping me grow into a very determined, independent and passionate...Read More »
10 of 22 | Posted by: Kathy Markley - Fort Wayne, IN

“Judy: I was so very sorry to get the news of Bob's passing. There will be a hole in your family which nobody can fill as well as Bob did. I am glad...Read More »
11 of 22 | Posted by: Bonnie Clark - Pinckney, MI

“Judy, I am so sorry for your loss and we send our sympathy to you and your family. You will all be in my thoughts and prayers. We know Bob is in...Read More »
12 of 22 | Posted by: Sandra and Gary Ries - Brighton, MI

“Even though we never got to meet in person i feel like i have known you most of my life Bob. I will miss the coffee post that was always your first...Read More »
13 of 22 | Posted by: Jimmy Goss - Marks, MS - Friend

“Although I never had the chance to shake your hand or give you a big ol pat on the back I did get to say thank you for your friendship and being on...Read More »
14 of 22 | Posted by: David Goodson - Carrollton, TX

“For all who knew my dad, knew he was a hardworking, family oriented man. Family came first always! I have so many memories that I would not know...Read More »
15 of 22 | Posted by: Diane Prate - Fort Wayne, IN

“I am very sorry for your family's loss, I will miss your dad and his teasing. Another angel recieved his wings. ”
16 of 22 | Posted by: Sherri {Insley} Baker - IN

“Robert (Bob #1) Spare and I had a very unique relationship. I first heard of him on a fishing USA forum and it was about six months after my own...Read More »
17 of 22 | Posted by: Michael Curtis Carter - Fairfield, AL

“Although the majority of my memories with Bob all date back to the 70's while our families lived across the street from one another in Anderson, they...Read More »
18 of 22 | Posted by: Kevin Holanda - Howell, MI

“Dear Kathy, Although I won't be able to comfort you in person these next few days, you are in my thoughts as you go through this difficult time. I...Read More »
19 of 22 | Posted by: Vicki Sasso - Friend

“Sending you & yours our Condolences and Prayers at this time of your sorrow. Thought of you often through the years & was sorry we never seemed to...Read More »
20 of 22 | Posted by: Lawrence and Betty Goniea

“Bob was a wonderful man, husband, father and grandfather. He is the only true grandfather that my children ever knew. He will always be in my heart...Read More »
21 of 22 | Posted by: Tami Spare - Westfield, IN

“My sympathy to you, and your family. Your in my thoughts, and prayers ”
22 of 22 | Posted by: Joan Alexander - Ft.Wayne, IN

Robert G. Spare, 77, passed away Saturday, November 10, 2012 at his home in Ft. Wayne. Born in Howell, MI, Bob served in the Air Force as a Telecommunications Officer. He retired from Global Tool & Automation and owned, Reel-Lites LLC. He was a member of St. Vincent dePaul Catholic Church, Knights of Columbus, Aero Space Union and former member of the Elks.

He is survived by his wife, Judith; sons, David (Angie) and Douglas (Lisa) both of Ft. Wayne; Deb (Bruce) Lane of Churubusco, IN, Kathy (Dave) Markley and Diane Prater both of Ft. Wayne, 19 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and brothers, Richard (Mary Eve) of Brighton, MI and Ronald of FL. Bob was preceded in death by his parents, Willard and Helen; and a grandson.

Mass of Christian Burial is 10:30 am, Thursday, November 15, 2012 at St. Vincent dePaul Catholic Church, 1502 E. Wallen Rd with calling one hour prior. Calling also from 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 pm Wednesday at D.O. McComb and Sons Pine Valley Park Funeral Home, 1320 East Dupont Rd. with a Vigil at 3:30 pm. Memorials to American Diabetes Association, Cancer Services of Northeast Indiana or to the church. To sign the online guest book, go to