Robert L. Spaulding, 79, of Valparaiso passed away Saturday, November 4, 2023. He was born September 7, 1944 in Vincennes, Indiana to Virgil & Lucy (Alton) Spaulding, attended Valparaiso schools, served proudly with the U.S. Army from 1963 -65, and with the Indiana Army National Guard for an additional 30 years.  Bob made his career as a millwright with U.S. Steel for 43 years retiring in 2015 and was an active member of American Legion Post #94 in Valparaiso. Military service and supporting military personnel, veterans and their families was the focus of Bob’s life.  Always an advocate for helping others, his 25 years volunteering with the Toys for Tots program was merely a snapshot of his active involvement in likeminded projects.
On July 25, 1965 he married Sandra D. Pierce who preceded him in death on May 11, 2020. Survivors include their son, Robert L. (Carol) Spaulding, Jr. of Valparaiso, grandchildren; Sam Spaulding, Jake (Rachel) Spaulding & Julie Spaulding. He was also preceded in death by his sister, Marlene McChristian, and brothers, Larry & Phil Spaulding.
A visitation will be held Thursday from 11 am – 2 pm at Moeller Funeral Home, Valparaiso with funeral service beginning at 2:00 pm and burial to follow at Memorial Park Cemetery.  Memorial donations may be made to Dunes Hospice or American Legion Post #94


Bob and Carol and family, so sorry for your loss. -Mary & Jeff Sherman

So sorry for your loss. -Christine Martel (American Legion Post 94)

Don and Deb Thode so sorry for your loss Uncle Robert was the best We loved him so much and Aunt Sandy they are missed so much Love you all, -Debra Thode and Family 

Devon and I are so very sorry for your family’s loss, he always had a smile and time for a conversation with anyone that was lucky enough to cross his path . Such a sweet man for sure. -Devon & Barb Elston 


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