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Robert G. Ward 80, was raised to his Lord Sunday, September 22, 2013, at his son's home in Indianapolis with his family and Pastor by his side. He was born in Evanston, Illinois, in 1933, the second son of the late Ralph and Clara (Borden) Ward. In 1960, he married Darline "Dolly" Siefers, who survives. He graduated from Evanston Illinois High School in 1951, Depauw University in 1955 with a Bachelor in Mathematics and Physics, and University of Illinois in 1962 with a Master in Mathematics. He was a member of the Sigma Chi fraternity at Depauw and graduated Phi Beta Kappa. His Masters studies and early married life were interrupted when his Air Force Reserve unit was activated during the Cuban Missile Crisis. He was a lifetime member of American Legion Post 500. He retired from General Motors after 28 years and started a new career at Indiana National Bank, retiring after 10 years. Those who knew Bob knew that he was the same wonderful Christian whether at home, at work, at church or in Scouting. He treated everyone according to the Golden Rule and invested himself for many decades in Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts to mold hundreds of young men to grow with similar character and timeless values that he lived everyday. All three sons earned the rank of Eagle Scout and Bob "adopted" three more Eagle Scout sons since the six bothers have intertwined the definition of family. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to any local Scouting organization. He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Darline "Dolly"; children: Alan "Randy" (Alicia), Steven, Keith (Robin); grandchildren: James, Sean, Caitlyn, Joe and Andrew; and 1 grand-dog: Batell. He was preceded in being raised to his Lord by his parents and his brother Richard. A memorial service will be held ar 11 a.m. Friday September 27th. in Speedway Christian Church, with calling from 10 a.m. until service time.

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