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Robert L. Bruner

Robert L. Bruner, 78, of Huntington, IN passed away at 5:00 pm Wednesday, February 7, 2024, at his home surrounded by his loving family.

Robert was born on September 1, 1945, in Huntington, IN, the son of Robert E. Bruner and Anne E. (Griffin) Bruner. He graduated from Huntington Township with the class of 1963 then received his automotive technical certification in 1964. Robert married the love of his life, Sherry K Stevens on June 6, 1965, in Huntington IN, and was blessed with 5 children. For over 40 years he worked for the family business, Bruner Auto Repair and retired as the co-owner in 2008.

Robert was a hard worker and a proud provider for his large family. He found joy in flying kites and going for bicycle rides. Robert liked to go camping and being outdoors. His artistic side produced many beautiful acrylic paintings and woodworking projects. Robert was a devoted husband, father, and papa.

Survivors include his Wife of 58 years, Sherry K. Bruner of Huntington, IN; Children, Ben R. (Brittany) Bruner of Huntington, IN, Amy L. (David) Haneline of Britton, MI, Tammy K. (Mike) Dennis of Huntington, IN, Candy L. (Kevin) Myers of Huntington, IN, Krissy R. (Ed) Massey of Malta, OH; 15 Grandchildren, 16 Great Grandchildren; and a Brother, Richard W. (Janice) Bruner of Andrews, IN;. He is preceded in death by his parents Robert and Anne Bruner.

Visitation will be from 10:00 am - 12:00 pm Monday, February 12, 2024, at Bailey-Love Mortuary, 35 West Park Drive, Huntington, IN. Funeral services will be held at 12:00 pm Monday, February 12, 2024, at Bailey-Love Mortuary with Dr. Kent Young officiating. His Burial will be in Gardens of Memory.

Preferred memorials to the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s research, in care of Bailey-Love Mortuary, 35 West Park Drive, Huntington, IN, 46750.

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Bailey-Love Mortuary is honored to serve the family of Robert L Bruner.