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Robert McCain

Robert McCain, longtime employee with American Freight, died November 23, 2016, in Sioux Falls, with his family by his side. He was 88.

Robert LeRoy McCain was born December 17, 1927, in Sioux Falls, SD, to William Harrison and Evelyn (Hunt) McCain. He graduated from Sioux Falls High School in 1948. Following high school, he worked for Package Delivery. He served in the Korean War from 1950 to 1952 as PFC operating a personnel truck. Robert retired from American Freight after 31 years.

Robert married Olive Ferrie on June 25, 1953, and to that union, four children were born.

Robert loved working on cars, beginning with a Model A Ford. Family always came first to him. He enjoyed camping and he loved to read.

Grateful for having shared his life are his wife, Olive; sons, Curtis, Doug (Pat), Jerome (Lori); daughter, Lisa (Jeff) Smith, all of Sioux Falls; grandchildren, Sean McCain, NY, Ian McCain, Sioux Falls, Kylah (Wade) Jellema, MN, and Weston Smith of Sioux Falls; brother, Roger (Jane) of WI; sister, Joyce (Don) Rosenberg, Sioux Falls, and a host of other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his grandson, Evan; mother, Evelyn, and his father, Harrison.

Funeral Services will be held 10:00 Monday at St. John American Lutheran Church. Visitation begins at 11:00 Sunday morning, with the family present to greet friends from 2:00 to 4:00 Sunday afternoon at Miller Funeral Home, 507 S. Main Avenue.
Published in The Argus Leader on Nov. 26, 2016
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