Robert E. Rarrick Sr., age 88, of Highland, IN, (formerly of Gary, IN) passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Sunday, September 19, 2021. He is survived by: wife Judy, sons Robert E. Rarrick Jr., Donald Rarrick, and Dwayne (Crissy) McCannon, and brother Richard Rarrick of Myrtle Beach. He was "Papa Bob" to five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. His many nieces and nephews all affectionately knew him as "Uncle Bobby". Preceding him in death were his parents, Clarence and Marjorie Rarrick, and two sisters, Janice (Ralph) Spencer, and Jenny Lynn (Bill) Wilfong.
Robert was a proud graduate of both Horace Mann H.S and Indiana University. He loved sports, especially I.U basketball, crossword puzzles, and family gatherings.
Graveside Services will be held Friday, September 24, 2021 at 2:00 pm at Chapel Lawn Memorial Gardens.
In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to William J. Riley Memorial Residence in Munster, IN.
For additional information, please contact Hillside Funeral Home & Cremation Center Konnie Kuiper-Kevin Nordyke by calling us at 219-838-0800 or visiting us at www.hillsidefhcares.com
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