James Robert 'Rob' Crist

Sunday, May 1, 2016

James Robert "Rob" Crist, 58, of Greencastle, passed away April 29, 2016 in Indianapolis.

Rob was born Oct. 13, 1957 in Indianapolis, to the late Robert and Martha Crist.

He was a 1976 graduate of North Putnam High School, and was a highly skilled welder at Floating Docks Manufacturing of Indianapolis.

He greatly enjoyed racing and together with his friend, Stan Crum built and raced a 1967 Ford Mustang, which although involved in several crashes, as a testament to his skill never suffered a welding failure.

Rob is survived by his loving wife of over 30 years, Judy (Miller) Crist; children, Heather and Jonathan (wife Amanda) Crist and grandchildren, Hailey and Emmy Holt.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, May 4 in the Hopkins-Rector Funeral Home. Interment will follow in Forest Hill Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 4-7 p.m. on Tuesday, May 3 at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be in memory to the American Cancer Society.

Condolences and memories may be shared with the family by visiting www.Hopkins-Rector.com.