Robert John Colin, 62, of Carmel, IN, was born December 19, 1956 to Jack and Virginia Colin in Hammond, IN. Bob grew up in Hammond and in Walkerton, IN before moving to Indianapolis with Maureen, his wife of thirty-six years. Bob and Maureen had two children, Matt and Katie, who they raised in Carmel. Bob graduated from John Glenn High School, where he played football, and the Indiana University Kelley School of Business. Bob worked in the furniture industry for over thirty years.
Above all, Bob loved working to provide for his family. He considered raising Matt and Katie to be his greatest accomplishment and bragged about them to anyone who would listen. He also enjoyed vacationing with family in North Carolina and Michigan, following football, basketball, and baseball, and volunteering with adults with special needs.
Bob was preceded in death by his parents, Jack and Virginia Colin.
He is survived by his wife Maureen; son, Matthew; daughter, Kaitlyn; brother Bill, and his favorite dogs, Mary and Freedom.
Visitation will take place Tuesday, February 19 from 9:00 am till 11:00 am in Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Catholic Church, 14598 Oak Ridge Rd, Carmel, IN 46032. The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:00 am.
Interment will follow in Our Lady of Peace Cemetery, 9001 Haverstick Rd, Indianapolis, IN 46240.
Donations in Bob’s name may be made to the Humane Society for Hamilton County, 1721 Pleasant Street, Noblesville, IN 46060. Envelopes will be available at the service. www.hamiltonhumane.com.
Bussell Family Funerals is privileged to assist the family in arrangements.
Humane Society for Hamilton County
1721 Pleasant Street, Noblesville IN 46060