Robert John Haigh, a 55 year resident of West Deptford, New Jersey, passed away on Friday, October 30, 2020. He was 78.
Born in Camden, NJ, Robert was raised in Westmont, NJ where he graduated from Haddonfield High School. After graduation, he began working for Boeing in Ridley Park, PA. where he retired as a tooling and engineering manager. He remained a dedicated employee for 46 years.. Robert served proudly in the United States Army.
A humble man, Bob was an amazing husband, father, grandfather, uncle and friend. Bob enjoyed woodworking and building things from scratch. He was a perfectionist at his craft. He also enjoyed tending to his garden.
Above all, family came first for Bob. He was a true family man. Bob enjoyed the time he spent with his wife, children and grandchildren. Trips taken together , whether to the beach, Vermont or attending a Phillies or Flyers game, were always cherished time together.
Predeceased by his parents John A. and Harriet (nee Teubert) Haigh, he is the beloved husband of 55 years to Linda Haigh (nee Carroll); devoted father of Kimberly Walsh (Doug) and Stephen Haigh (Theresa); dear brother to Janice Haigh and Margaret Weber (Joseph); loving grandfather to Madison and Benjamin. Robert is also survived by his lifelong friend Vince, many nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend his visitation on Friday, November 6, 2020 from 10:00am until 12:00pm in Kemble Memorial United Methodist Church 19 S Broad Street, Woodbury, NJ 08096. Funeral Ceremony to follow at 12:00pm. Interment at Woodbury Memorial Park West Deptford, NJ.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Shriners Hospital for Children at donate.lovetotherescue.org/give
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