Robert retired from the City of Lansing. He loved bowling, golfing, fishing, hunting, and gambling. He also enjoyed spending summers at the lake with his family.
He is survived by his loving wife of 61 years, Marie (Brenke); children, Cherie (Tres) Davis, Tim Trowbridge, Denice (Kevin) Jasman, and Sue (Scott) Carpenter; 5 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; and sisters, Lucille Simon and Pat Starkweather. He was preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Donna and Alice; and brothers, Gordon and Don.
The funeral service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 20, 2016, at the Estes-Leadley Greater Lansing Chapel. Interment will follow in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens. His family will receive friends from 4-7 p.m. on Friday at the funeral home. Online condolences may be left for his family at www.EstesLeadley.com