Robert Lee Waltrip, 89, of West Terre Haute, passed away Friday, February 5, 2021 in his home.
He was born April 15, 1931 in Vigo County to James Emory Waltrip and Edith Bartchman Waltrip.
Bob was self employed as an auto body repairman. He was previously employed at Hargis Blacktop Company.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Nellie Leona Flinn Waltrip, who passed away April 22, 2014; granddaughter, Tabatha Sue Shattuck; brother, Walter Waltrip; and sister, Alice Wilson.
Bob is survived by his sons, Bobby Ray Waltrip (Dianna) and Thomas Waltrip; his daughter, Peggy Sue Shattuck (Frank); his grandchildren, Amanda Martin, Pamela Farris, Frankie Shattuck III, Tommy David Waltrip, Ricky Norton, Nicole Norton, and Heather Norton; several great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Bob’s family would like to thank his caregivers, Patty Dukes, Kathy Norton and Southern Care Hospice for their exceptional kindness and care.
Services will be held Thursday, February 11, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. at Fitzpatrick Funeral Home, 220 North 3rd Street, West Terre Haute, Indiana with visitation from 11:00 a.m. until service time at the funeral home. Pastor Troy Isles will be officiating; burial will be in New Providence Cemetery. Notes of condolence may be left at: www.fitzpatrickfunerals.com.
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