Robert “Bob” Alton Gariepy, 85, of Chandler, Indiana, passed away on Friday, August 4, 2023 at his home. He was born on August 20, 1937 in McLean County, Kentucky to the late Robert and Alice (Bayken) Gariepy.
Bob and his wife, Berdina were married on July 19, 1958 at Saint Matthews Church in Evansville, Indiana. He worked as a firefighter at Station 17 for over 26 years and then as a bus driver where he retired after 12 years of service. Bob will be remembered as a family man.
He is survived by his wife, Berdina Faye Gariepy; his daughter, Rebecca Oleston (Paul); his grandchildren, Ashley Richardson (John) and Paul Oleston, Jr. as well as his great-grandchildren, Talia, Gabriel, Peter and Paul, III.
Bob is preceded in death by his two infant children, Donald and Emitt.
Memorial contributions may be made to Station 17 Fire Dept. in Bob’s honor.
Simple Cremation Evansville is entrusted with care.