Robert Leon Waskom

April 7, 1932 - November 18, 2023

Robert Leon Waskom

BEAVER DAM-Robert Leon Waskom, 91, of Beaver Dam died Saturday November 18, 2023 at his home.  He was born in Owensburg, Indiana to the late William and Elsie Rose Waskom.  Mr. Waskom was a retired teacher(Director of Math Department) and retired Parks Superintendent in Chesterton, Indiana.  He served in the U. S. Army and was a member of Hartford Christian Church.  Mr. Waskom was a member of Calumet Lodge #379 F & AM, a member of Orak Shriners-Michigan City, IN and a member of South Bend Scottish Rite.  He was preceded in death by his wife Juanita Joy Bakeis; a daughter-Bobbie Hamill; 5 brothers-Earl , David, Donald, Fred and George; 4 sisters-Wilma, Margaret, Gladys and Mary.  Survivors include 2 daughters-Sandra Waskom and Tamara Truitt; a sister-Rosalee; 5 grandchildren-Jason (Erin) Jaques, Heather (Chris) Slade, Justin Owings, Clayton Owings and Stephanie Taylor; 2 great grandsons-Cooper & Logan Jaques.

Services are 2:00PM Monday, November 20, 2023 at Bevil Bros. Funeral Home in Beaver Dam with Bro. Scott Parker officiating.  Visitation will be from 4-8:30PM Sunday and from 10AM until funeral time on Monday at the funeral home.  A Masonic service will be held at 7PM Sunday night at the funeral home.  Online condolences may be sent to

The Family requests expressions of sympathy take the form of contributions to Hospice of Ohio County.  Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.