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Robert 'Bob' L. Lindsey

 

December 23, 2021

POWERS, Mich. - Robert "Bob" L. Lindsey, age 85, of Gladstone, passed away on Sunday, Dec. 19, 2021, at Pinecrest Medical Care Facility in Powers.

Robert was born on July 14, 1936, in Hulbert, the son of Ernest and Elsie (Ferguson) Lindsey. Robert grew up in Ewen, and attended school at Ewen schools. He joined the U.S. Marine Corps in 1956. Robert was honorably discharged from active duty in 1958.

Robert was united in marriage to the former Barbara Wolfe on Aug. 23, 1958. He was a member of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church. They made their home together in Ewen, where they shared many wonderful years.

Robert loved working on cars and could fix just about anything. He owned two service stations in Ewen for many years before going to work at Gils Auto Exchange in Bruce Crossing, followed by Big Valley Ford in Ewen. In 1984, Robert and Barbara moved to Florida where he worked for Velde Ford in Vero Beach. Then in 1999, they retired and returned to the Upper Peninsula, moving to Gladstone where their youngest daughter, Tammy, lived. Robert also enjoyed reading, taking care of his yard, and going to his grandchildren's events. He will be deeply missed by so many.

Robert is survived by his daughters, Tammy (Derrick) Stenson, Gladstone, and children Jared, Jalen and Jeffrey; Deborah (Carl) Donaldson, Somerset, Kentucky, and children, Krista and Lacey; Tina (John) Viera, Wabasso, Florida, and children Eileen and John. He is also survived by brothers, Tom, Charlie (Shirley), and David Lindsey; nine great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.

Robert was preceded in death by his parents, Ernest and Elsie; his wife, Barbara; brothers, Ernest, Donald, Harold, Frank and Wendell; sisters, Edith and Bernice; ,and parents-in-law, Oscar and Ida Wolfe.

Robert's daughters would like to thank the staff at Murray's Country View in Gladstone, where he resided, until June 2021. They would also like to thank the staff at Pinecrest for the care he received from them during his time there.

Private services will be held at the convenience of the family. To offer condolences or for more information, please visit skradskifuneralhomes.com. The SkradskiFamily Funeral Homes of Delta County are assisting the Lindsey family.

 
 

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