Weatherford Democrat

Obituaries

May 23, 2013

Robert Liptack

HUDSON OAKS – Robert Liptack, 78, of Hudson Oaks, died early Tuesday morning, May 21, 2013, in the local hospital.

Service is 11 a.m. Friday, May 24, in St. Stephens Catholic Church with interment at 3 p.m. in Old Town West Cemetery in Bridgeport. Visitation is 7-8:30 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel in charge of arrangements.

He was born Jan. 17, 1935, in Detroit, Mich. Mr. Liptack was a member of St. Stephens Catholic Church. He graduated from the Henry Ford Trade School in Detroit, becoming a machinist. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1955-1958 as an engine man on naval vessels. He worked at Detroit Diesel Engine Division of General Motors for 33 years, retiring in 1987 in Dallas as regional claims manager. Continuing his strong work ethic after retirement from GM, Robert worked for more than 20 years for Industrial Power Truck & Equipment as a service sales consultant.

Robert was a devoted husband, father and grandfather who enjoyed his workshop, traveling, boating, golf and making people laugh. His daily goal was to always have a “productive” day. He will be very much missed by his family and many friends.

Survivors include his wife of 27 years, Gayla Liptack, of Hudson Oaks; daughter, Dona Geron, of Albuquerque, N.M.; sons, Larry Liptack and wife, Charlotte, of Deer Park, and Scott Geron, of Haslett; six grandchildren, Lauren, Juliet, Landon, Quinton, Justin and Jovanni; and two great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Louis and Justine Liptack, brother, Louis Liptack and a daughter, Carrie Latham.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the VFW, Wounded Warriors’ Project, ASPCA or a charity of your choice.

Galbreaith Pickard Funeral Chapel

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