Mishawaka, IN-Robert “Bob” M. Elkins Sr., 71, passed away on August 1, 2021. Bob was born in LaPorte, IN, on February 18, 1950, as the son of the late Marion and Mary Alma Roberta (McClellan) Elkins. He married Georgia Gill in 1970 in Mishawaka, Indiana who survives along with a son; Robert (Alana) Marion Jr., and grandsons Austin, Blake and Colton Elkins. Three siblings Richard (Della), Karen (Reni) Van Tornhout, and Elizabeth McCaffery survive. He is proceeded in death by his daughter; Tammy Lynn, sisters; Sharon Elkins, Laureen Yeakey and Patricia Weimer. Four honorary family member Tim (Amy)Woodruff, Ora (Norma)Lane, Bryan (Linda)Aldrich and Bob (Nancy)Penter.
Bob was a 1974 graduate of Mishawaka High School. Bob known by many as "Uncle Bob" served as firefighter since 1974 with Penn Township firefighters, and retired from AM General about 2015. He enjoyed his family and friends. He loved to spend his time hunting, fishing, riding his motorcycle, and being a Santa for the Michiana community. He was also a charter member of the Red Knights Motorcycle Club.
Friends may visit on Saturday, August 7, 2021 from 10-1pm, with a 1pm service at Hahn Funeral Home, 505 w. 8th street Mishawaka, IN.
Contributions in Bob’s honor may be made to the Penn Township Fire Department, 13960 Jackson Rd, Mishawaka, IN 46544.
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