Robert Creque

Robert "Bob" Creque

87, of Morgantown, passed away March 20, 2014. He was born December 27, 1926 in Indianapolis. Bob enlisted in the U.S. Navy in 1944 at the age of 17, and proudly served his country during WWII. He married Jo Knight June 17, 1961, and was employed in the Heat Treatment Division of Allison Transmissions for 33 years, retiring in 1983.

Bob was a member of Spearsville Road Church of Christ. He loved his "four acres", considering it his piece of "heaven" on earth. He enjoyed woodworking, dancing, swimming, and cookouts with family and friends.

Visitation will be Saturday, April 12, 2014 from 11:00 a.m. until the time of the Memorial Service at Noon at Shirley Brothers Washington Memorial Chapel , 9606 E. Washington St., Indianapolis, IN 46229.

Bob is survived by his wife, Jo Creque; children, Linda Freeman Hall, Paula Bongen (Frank), Lisa Kibbe (Guy), Mark Creque, Debra Abel and Lori Bishop (Steve); sister, Mary Ann Skutt (Dale); 10 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Bob's parents, Walter and Darlene Long; and sister, Maxine Creque Vittorio, preceded him in death.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, 855-448-3997,

Funeral Home

Shirley Brothers Mortuary
9606 E Washington Street Indianapolis, IN 46229
(317) 897-9606

Published in the The Indianapolis Star on Mar. 23, 2014