Robert “Gene” Millsap, age 82, of Schererville, passed away Tuesday, September 14, 2021. He is survived by his wife of 57 years Pat Millsap, daughters Tammy and Tara Millsap, granddaughter Sophia, sisters Sandy Garrison and Joyce Flores, and his beloved dogs and companions Bella and Jackson.
A graveside service will be held at Chapel Lawn Cemetery in Crown Point on Friday, September 17, 2021 at 1 pm. Fagen-Miller Funeral Home in St. John in charge of arrangements. Anyone welcome to attend.
Gene was a Veteran of the U.S. Air Force. He served in the Federal Services for 39 years; starting as a branch manager in the Highland and Munster Post Offices, then as a Special Services Specialist at the Washington D.C. Postal Headquarters; and retiring as the Postmaster of Whiting. He was former Vice President of the National Association of Postal Services and was a member of the National Association of Postmasters. After retiring, Gene worked at Home Depot in Schererville.
He loved his golf leagues and working on computers. Gene was a connoisseur of food. He was always kind to everyone he met. He loved his granddaughter with all his heart. He was an amazing husband and father; always there for his girls. He was extremely loved and will be severely missed.