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Robert Wayne "Tire man" Eads

February 12, 1937 — March 25, 2020

West Terre Haute

Robert Wayne “Tire man” Eads, 83 of West Terre Haute, passed away at 8:47 AM on Wednesday, March 25, 2020 at Meadows Manor North Convalescent Center.  He was born in Orleans, IN on February 12, 1937 to Arthur A. Eads and Glenreda A. Shepherd Eads.

Robert was a veteran of the U.S. Army and was a member of the Eighth Street Wesleyan Church of West Terre Haute.  He was the Owner/Operator of Bob’s Tire Service for over 50 years and was former Pastor at Sandford Wesleyan Church and was a volunteer firefighter at Sandford Volunteer Fire Department.

Robert is survived by his wife Margaret Fischer Eads, his son, Paul Eads, and step-children; Bob Fischer (Brenda), Jim Fischer, Kenny Fischer (Jenny), Roger Fischer, Becky Brown (Bart), Janet Hill (Dale), and Betty Gropp (John).  Also surviving is his brother, Kenneth Eads (Judy), sister, Ruth Robertson, and a brother-in-law, Wayne Price, as well as several grandchildren, great grandchildren, and nieces and nephews.  He was preceded in death by his 1st wife, Maxine Webb Eads, grandson Damon Eads, a brother, Ralph Eads, and a sister, Velma Price.

Private funeral services will be held at Fitzpatrick Funeral Home, 220 North 3rd St., West Terre Haute, IN, with Scott Pyle officiating.  Burial will follow at Roselawn Memorial Park.  A Celebration of Life service will be held at a later date.

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