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Obituary for Robert Dean "Bob" Reighter

Robert “Bob” Dean Reighter, 95, passed away Tuesday, August 23, 2022. Born in Allen County, Indiana, Bob was the son of the late Ralph and Chloe (Snellenberger) Reighter. Bob served our country during WWII and the Korean War as an Army Air Corp/ U.S. Air Force veteran. During his working years, Bob worked for and taught at the Local Plumbers and Steamfitters Union #166 for a total of 50 years. Following retirement, he was a volunteer at Parkview Hospital for 20 years. Each morning Bob would go out for breakfast at Cosmos or Angels Café, where the waitresses would present him his normal order. Bob was a family man and loved spending time and making memories with his kids and grandkids. Until the last ten years, Bob enjoyed golfing, bowling and traveling. He was very dedicated to his family genealogy and spent a lot of time at libraries and on the internet doing research. Surviving are his wife Lois Reighter; son Bryan (Nancy) Jacobson-Reighter; step-children, Richard (Barb) Armstrong, Steven (Debbie) Armstrong, Christine (Jim) Gardner; grandchildren, Lance (Jodi), Troy (Lisa), Gwyn (Lee), Olivia, Patrick (Katie); 9 step-grandchildren; many great-grandchildren, sister, Nancy (Marlin) Yoder and many loving nieces and nephews. Bob was preceded in death by his first wife, Margaret Reighter; son, Robert “Eric” Reighter; and 7 siblings. Service is 3pm, Sunday, September 4, 2022 at FairHaven Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 6557 N. Clinton Street, with calling from 1pm-3pm. The family would ask you to wear masks, especially if not vaccinated. Memorials may be made to Premier Hospice and HomeHealth Care, Fort Wayne.