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Robert (Bob) V. Pelkington Sr.

Huntertown, Indiana

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Robert "Bob" V. Pelkington, Sr., 74, passed away Sunday, January 31, 2016 in Fort Wayne. Born in Akron, OH, Bob attended St. Jude Elementary School, graduated from Central Catholic High School, and later attended Xavier University for 4 years. While at Xavier, he played basketball and...

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Just saddened, pained, and in shock...I am sorry for your loss of this great man...

Camilla and Family, We love you Camilla! Thinking of you during this time of sorrow. Bob was such a wonderful man - so kind and thoughtful. I have such fond memories of hanging out with him by the pool in Florida when we came to visit our parents. You guys truly do feel like family to us, and we will miss Bob very much. Thinking of you, Leah, Morgan and Ethan Elliott xo

My deepest sympathies! I remember what a great athlete he was! The last time our paths crossed was at a Carroll High School football game 30 odd years ago. May God continue to be with you!

Bob Spencer

Sorry to hear of Bobs passing. I know he and my brother Jack Maines were always close friends. What one didn't think of the other one did...With sympathy Joyce Maines

To Bob's family whom I never met, my thoughts and prayers are with you. What I have to say is probably not new to your ears, but it is always good to hear it from an unbiased third party. And that is Bob was a giant of a man not just in physical stature but more importantly in character.

I graduated with Bob in 1960 from Central Catholic high school and I enjoyed being a BIG fan of his during his basketball years both a CC and Xavier University. I attended about all his games at...

I went to high school with Bob and he was my hero. He was a big guy, a great athlete, and a humble guy with a personality that I tried to emulate. We lost a truly remarkable individual. Rest in Peace

ROBERT V. PELKINGTON, SR. FAMILY: PLEASE ACCEPT OUR DEEPEST SYMPATHY ON THE LOSS OF YOUR LOVED ONE. SINCERELY, MR. AND MRS. WILLIAM C. PHILLIPS

I WORK WITH DEB BUTLER AT SHAMBAUGH & SON AND I JUST WANTED TO GIVE ALL OF YOU MY DEEPEST SYMPATHIES.

Camilla, You have deepest sympathy on the loss of your husband. You and your family are in my prayers. God Bless you all! Paulette Bannec