Robert was a retired farmer. He was a member of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Dexter, the Knights of Columbus and the Bell City Rotary Club. He was a 1951 graduate of Bell City High School and a veteran of the U.S. Air Force.
Robert and Mona Jones were united in marriage on Feb. 5, 1953 at Dexter, and she survives of the home.
Other survivors include: four sons; David Scherer of Bell City, Danny Scherer of Oran, Greg Scherer of Bloomfield, and Chris Scherer of Oran; a daughter; Gale Janosek of Dallas, Texas; 10 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Dennis; a daughter, Regina; six brothers; and three sisters.
Visitation will be held from 5-8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 6, 2008, at Morgan Funeral Home in Advance with a Knights of Columbus Rosary at 7 p.m.
Funeral services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Friday, Nov. 7, 2008, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Dexter with Father David Dohogne officiating.
Interment will follow in Dexter Cemetery.