Bob went to be with our Lord and Savior on July 30, 2013, at the age of 80. He was born to the late John and Burdella Wright on October 29, 1932, in Lansing, MI. He was currently of Bath, MI.

Robert served his country in the U.S. Army as a tank mechanic. He married Violet Manuell in 1957 in Angola, IN, and together they raised 5 children.  He was an avid hunter, golfer, and bowler, and adored spending time with his family.

He is survived by his wife, Violet; 4 daughters and 1 son: Roberta, Robin, Rhonda, Richelle and Ron; 15 grandchildren; and 8 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, infant son Robert, Jr., 2 sisters and 2 brothers.

A private service will be held. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Robert’s name to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Online condolences may be left at

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    Carol Johnson Says:

    My dear Robin, I am so sorry for your loss. I remember at work I had the pleasure to meet your parents. You have such a loving and caring family. I am so glad I had the opportunity to meet both your folks. Heaven has a good soul looking out for all of you now. He is now in your hearts, mind, and soul. GOD Bless. My prayers to you and your entire family. Love you.

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