Robert Charles “Bob” Kellogg, 73, passed away, surrounded by friends and family on March 14, 2017, at home in Holt, MI. He was born on July 18, 1943, in Lansing, MI, to Rial and Ruth Kellogg. Bob was known as a hard-working, selfless and content family man.
Bob grew up in Lansing, MI, and he graduated from Everett High School in Lansing, MI in 1961. After high school he attended Lansing Community College in Lansing, MI where he received a certification in Refrigeration and Pipefitting. He worked for Kellogg Refrigeration, a family owned business, for 5 years before becoming employed at General Motors as a lineman where he worked for 31 years and retired.
Bob married Rebecca Lynn “Becky” Graham in 1966 in Lansing, MI. They were happily married for 50 years. Bob was a member of the Church of the Nazarene for over 50 years, where he served as a Sunday School Superintendent for over 20 of those years. He was a baseball enthusiast, bowled in a church league for 40 years, enjoyed Western movies and murder/mystery shows. He faithfully volunteered at the Greater Lansing McLaren Hospital for 24 years and was an Election Board volunteer for many years as well.
Bob is survived by his spouse, Becky, of Holt, MI; his sons: Scott (Colynn) Kellogg of Eaton Rapids, MI, Lonnie Kellogg of Holt, MI (formerly of Riverside, California), and Shaun (Amanda) of Raleigh, North Carolina; his sister, Jo Ann (Saul) Martin of Riverside, California; and his many grandchildren, grand dogs, great-grandchildren, niece, nephew and other relatives.
Bob was preceded in death by his parents, Rial and Ruth Kellogg.
A funeral service will be held at South Church of the Nazarene, 401 W. Holmes Rd., Lansing, MI, at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, March 20, 2017. A visitation will be held at the Estes-Leadley Greater Lansing Chapel, 325 W. Washtenaw St., Lansing, from 2:00-5:00 p.m. on Sunday, March 19, 2017. The family will also be greeting friends and relatives at 10:00 a.m. March 20, 2017, before the service. Burial will follow the funeral in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens.
The family requests memorial donations be made to Michigan District Church of the Nazarene, Sunday School or Children’s ministries, Kingpointe Business Park, 15180 S. Wright Rd., Grand Ledge, MI 48837 or an online gift can be given at www.minaz.org. Condolences may be left on Robert Charles Kellogg’s online guest book at www.EstesLeadley.com