Robert Charles Haughs

July 8, 2017

Robert Charles Haughs, 65, of Colfax, passed away on Saturday, July 8, 2017 at IU Health in Lafayette.  He was born on February 8, 1952 in Los Angeles, CA to Charles & Adah (Irwin) Haughs.  He married Diana Morrow in Colfax on November 25, 1973 and she survives.

Bob was a 1970 graduate of Clinton Prairie High School and worked as a meat cutter for Colfax IGA, Tippecanoe Meat & Fish, R&R Meat Processors, HB Ham, and then Payless in Lafayette for 20 years.  He was a member of the Colfax Christian Church and had previously been a member of the Masonic Lodge, Colfax Lions Club, and past president and girls softball coordinator for Colfax Summer Sports.  He loved his family, enjoyed trapping, fishing & hunting, was a Colts fan, and his passion was coaching softball which he did for 25 years at both Colfax and Clinton Prairie.

Memorial donations may be made in Bob’s honor to Colfax Summer Sports with envelopes available at the funeral home.

Visitation and Services

A funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, July 14, 2017 at Archer-Weston Funeral & Cremation Center in Frankfort.  Friends may visit from 4-8 p.m. on Thursday, July 13, 2017 at the funeral home.  Pastor Paul Del Valley will officiate.  Burial will follow in Plainview Cemetery.

Survived by:

Surviving along with his wife and loving “Boss” of 43 years, Diana are his Daughters:  Cynthia (Scott) Briceland of Imperial, PA, Kelly Haughs (Jarald Ridley) of Ft. Wayne, IN, & Brook (Eric) Miller of Flora, IN;  Sister:  Sarah (Joe) Burkle of Florida;  Brothers:  Mark (Katy) Haughs of Alabama, Matt (Diana) Haughs of Darlington, IN, & Tom (Laura) Haughs of Indianapolis, IN;  Brother-in-law:  Dennis (Lue) Morrow of Delphi, IN;  Grandchildren, that meant the world to him:  Cohen Miller, Grayson Miller, Emmett Miller, Audrey Briceland, Joey Briceland, Nora Ridley, & Jarrett Ridley;  along with several Nieces and Nephews whom he adored.

Preceded by:

He was preceded in death by his parents.


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23 Condolences for “Robert Charles Haughs”

  1. Mark & Molly Howe July 10, 2017 at 2:17 pm

    So sorry for your loss. Thoughts and Prayers for the family.

  2. Laura Dagle July 10, 2017 at 2:32 pm

    Kelly, I am truly sorry to hear of the loss of your father. Please accept my condolences and may the Lord bless and comfort you and your family during this time.

  3. Larry and Frances Krutsinger July 10, 2017 at 2:36 pm

    So sorry to hear of the passing of a much-loved brother, husband, father, grandfather, and uncle.

  4. Madeline Sanders July 10, 2017 at 2:45 pm

    So sorry to hear of his passing. My mom Mercedes Ferguson sends her condolences.

  5. Sinedia Warnecke July 10, 2017 at 5:24 pm

    May your heart and soul find peace and comfort.
    Our hearts are saddened by your loss and our thoughts and prayers are with you. …From the Arroyo family

  6. Bette Patchett July 10, 2017 at 7:05 pm

    So sorry for your loss!!

  7. Cindy and Bob Keyes July 10, 2017 at 9:14 pm

    Diana and family, I am so sorry for your great loss! We so enjoyed the time we use to spend with Bob. He was loved by so many. We pray that God will give you His peace and comfort during this time. Your memories will be a great comfort to you for years to come. We will not be able to visit with you at this time. Bob is actually in Canada fishing and I will have grandsons staying over Thurs evening. My thoughts and prayers will be with you.

  8. Janet Backel July 10, 2017 at 9:45 pm

    Scott & Cindy,
    My condolences to you for the passing of your father.. Cindy, I know how close you were to your father & what an influence he had been in your life. A father may pass on but his thoughts, hopes & dreams live on in us

  9. Deborah Davis July 10, 2017 at 11:32 pm

    So sorry for your loss. I was in Marks class. Diana, hopefully you remember me. I grew up in Colfax. May God Bless you at this time.

  10. Randi Konkle July 10, 2017 at 11:50 pm

    So sorry for your loss Diana. Bob was an amazing person and I adored him so much even though he could be a pain. Thank you for letting me have a chance to take care of him. I will miss him dearly. Prayers for you and your at this time in need

  11. Jane Werner July 11, 2017 at 6:59 am

    Diana, I am so sorry to hear of Bobs passing. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. May God give you all peace and comfort at this time.

  12. Molly (Robison) Hagemeier July 11, 2017 at 9:53 am

    Kelly & family–I am so very sorry for this great loss for your family. Many prayers for peace in this time. My thoughts & prayers will be with you! Hugs!!

  13. Patti (White) Merrill July 11, 2017 at 12:02 pm

    So sorry for your loss. Bob was a great guy, I remember fun times at the Lions Club with him and Diane. Prayers for the family.

  14. Rod Clouser July 11, 2017 at 12:30 pm

    Diana, I was so sorry to hear about Bob’s passing. My Dad always kept me up to date on Bob because I guess they overlapped at Mulberry Health and Retirement while Bob was there for a short stay. As kids, Dennis and I spent lots of time with Bob and his family. Thoughts and prayers to you and your family.during this time.

  15. Stacy July 11, 2017 at 1:02 pm

    My stomach dropped and my heart broke when I heard…He was a Father figure to many & a jokster to the end!! We are here for you when you need a hand. The Goins Family

  16. Dan& Barb Tate July 11, 2017 at 5:19 pm

    Finally free of all the pain and it’s restrictions he was a true joy. To coach with. I can see him now on heavens ball field getting it ready for a game. God bless you all for being his caring angels during all the health issues

  17. Joe Treglia July 11, 2017 at 8:27 pm

    So sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

  18. Larry & Dee Wright July 11, 2017 at 9:24 pm

    Cindy, Scott & family, We are so sorry to hear about the passing of Cindy’s father. May your precious memories bring you comfort & peace during this difficult time. Keeping you all in our thoughts & prayers.

  19. Travis and Melissa Somers July 11, 2017 at 10:04 pm

    So sorry for your loss. You will remain in our prayers in the coming days. Praying for peace for you all.

  20. Nicki Stillings July 12, 2017 at 10:57 am

    Cindy, Kelly, and Brook – I was sorry to learn of your dad’s recent death. I always enjoyed you girls so much in high school; especially the story of singing Christmas carols. I’m sure your dad was proud of you. Take care of yourself and give my best to your mother.

  21. Theresa Peters July 12, 2017 at 8:25 pm

    Oh Diana! What a wonderful man he was, I was watching the memorial video and he is smiling in almost every picture even as a baby, He was such a blessing, and a lovable character we have been blessed to be his friend. Love to you and your girls.

  22. Fred Campbell July 13, 2017 at 5:46 pm

    A better man I will never meet. So sorry for all.

  23. Tom Szejko July 14, 2017 at 10:22 am

    Cindy, I am very sorry for your loss. I know you are missing your father very much. Feel at peace as he is looking down on your family from heaven. He will always be by your side. Sending lots of prayers.

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