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Robert C. Quinn - Class Of 1941 VIEW PROFILE

Robert C. Quinn

Robert C. Quinn of Delphi, passed away on December 16, 2018 at IU Health Arnett in Lafayette. He was born July 20, 1923 in Delphi and spent most of his life in Delphi. He was the son of Troy C. Quinn and Georgia Loy Quinn. Both deceased. He was married to Lucile May Shultz on May 5, 1956 at the Jackson Township Methodist Church near Odell, Indiana in Tippecanoe County, after a 59-year marriage, she preceded him in death on Dec. 5, 2005.

He graduated from Delphi High School in 1941 and attended Purdue University and belonged to Kappa Sigma fraternity there.

He and Mrs. Quinn owned and operated Loy Roofing Co, (now Loy Quinn) from 1955 until 1988 when he retired.

They had spent many years wintering in Texas and Florida He enjoyed landscape painting, working in the yard and traveling. They had seen most of the United States and traveled to many foreign countries.

He was a lifelong member of the Delphi Presbyterian Church and had served as an Elder. He was a Charter member of the Delphi Lions club and had received the Melvin Jones award and International Presidents Award. He was a 50-year member of the Masonic Lodge and a former Shriner and 33rd Degree Mason. He was a former member of the Delphi City Council. He also volunteered at the Wabash & Erie Canal Center in Delphi.

Surviving are two sons, Thomas R. Quinn (wife: Gail) of Ottumwa, Iowa and Gary Lee Quinn (wife: Gayle) of rural Lafayette; one brother, Gerald N. Quinn of Cape Coral, Florida, two grandsons: Brian and Sean Quinn and granddaughter, Eden in Iowa. Also surviving are two great grandsons, one step granddaughter and two step great granddaughters. A special friend, Mary Margaret Delaney and one brother, Richard Quinn (wife: Nancy) preceded him in death.

Visitation will be from noon until the 2:00 p.m. service on December 21, 2018 at the First Presbyterian Church in Delphi with interment at the Masonic Cemetery in Delphi. Pastor Grace Hammer officiating.

Memorial contributions in Bob’s memory may be made to the First Presbyterian Church in Delphi.

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