Memorial services for Robert Eugene Waite, 75, of Grants, N.M., will be held on Saturday, Aug. 18, 2012, at the First United Methodist Church, Grants, at 10:30 a.m.
Bob was born to Clifford and Anna Waite in Plymouth, Ind., on Sept. 30 1936.
He passed away on Aug. 2, 2012.
Bob grew up in Culver, Ind., where he was first a barber and later was employed as a U.S. Postal Worker.
After his retirement from the U.S. Postal Service, he moved to South Bend, Ind., where he lived for 12 years.
Bob moved to Grants to be with his daughter and her family in 2004.
He made many friends and told his daughter that moving here was the best thing he ever did.
Bob dearly loved his church, the First United Methodist. He was active in his Sunday school class and also served on the Board of Trustees.
He is survived by his daughter, Mary Ellen Kendrick; son-in-law, James; and granddaughter, Anna; one sister, one sister-in-law, and his nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Clifford and Anna Waite; one sister, and three brothers.
The family requests that memorial contributions be made to the First United Methodist Church building fund, P.O. Box 478, Grants, N.M. 87020.