Robert Gilpin Nutter
Robert Gilpin Nutter
  • April 23, 1929 - July 22, 2017
  • Fort Wayne, Indiana

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Robert G. "Bob" Nutter, 88, passed away on July 22, 2017. Born on April 23, 1929, in Massillon, Ohio, he was a son of the late, Waldo E. and Helen I. (Huth) Nutter. He proudly served his country in the US Navy; and retired from Electric Motors, in Garrett, in 2003, after 15 years of service.
He is survived by his wife of 40 years, Shirley Nutter; children, Valerie (Tom) Lyons, Vickie (John) Cook, Steven (Julia) Nutter, Cathy (Tom) Bowlins, Jim (Genie) Nutter and Jean (Dennis) Wilson; step-children, Mike (Sandy) Clark, Scott (Michelle) Clark, Linda (Mark) Wharton and Ramona (Paul) Mercina; siblings, Barb Hayden and Tom Nutter; 24 grandchildren and 26 great-grandchildren. He was also preceded in death by his siblings, John Nutter, Janice LeBarbara and Francis Easterday.
Funeral service will be 5pm, Saturday, July 29, at Hockemeyer & Miller Funeral Home, 6131 St. Joe Road, Fort Wayne, with visitation from 2pm, until time of service. Memorial donations may be given to the donor's choice. For full obituary and online condolences please visit