Robert (Bob) J. LaPlant, age 70, peacefully passed away at his home in Westport, N.Y., on Jan. 18, 2018. He was born to the late William and Edna LaPlant and was one of seven siblings. Robert was born and raised in Tupper Lake, N.Y. He appreciated black and white western movies, country music, dogs, Yahtzee and the outdoors. Bob's greatest passion was for fishing. He was a devoted collector of fishing apparel and equipment. Bob enjoyed sharing his past experiences and the different careers that he held. He was a man who took great pride in the things that he had accomplished and one who had a great sense of humor to the end. Bob loved, laughed, lived life and always expressed his feelings. He will truly be missed and honored by those who surrounded him in his life and in his final days.
There will be a service held at the Stuart-Fortune-Keough Funeral Home, located at 24 Cliff Avenue, Tupper Lake, on Tuesday, January 23rd, at 11 a.m.
Published on January 19, 2018