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Robert William Price

February 14, 1928 December 9, 2017
Robert William Price
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Obituary for Robert William Price

Robert William Price, "Bob", age 89, formerly of Higgins Lake, passed away December 9, 2017 from complications of Parkinson's Disease. He is survived by his wife Margaret Jill Price (of Oxford), sister Frances Price (of Flushing), daughter Rebecca (of Lansing), son William (of Essexville), and daughter Barbara Marshall (Jeff) (of Holliston, MA), step-children Kelly (Tom) Mittelbrun, Jim Fields and Tom (Stacy) Fields, grandsons Steven Price (Jennifer)(Blue Bell, PA), Thomas Price (Jessel)(of Lafayette, LA), and Nicholas Marshall (Holliston, MA), also two great granddaughters Emily Price and Alexandra Price. Bob's first wife Ruth Arlene (McKee) Price predeceased him in 1998. He was also predeceased by his brother, Howard (of Flushing) in 2010.

Bob retired from a life-long career at Dow Chemical Company as a mechanical engineer, in 1986. Bob's love of the outdoors included ice fishing, morel mushroom hunting, camping, taking the dog for long walks and numerous trips to Alaska salmon fishing. He was an active alumni of the University of Michigan and huge Tom Brady fan. Bob served in the US Army from 1946-48 when he returned to U of M to complete his engineering degree.

The funeral service will take place at Lynch & Sons Funeral Directors, 39 W. Burdick, Oxford, on Tuesday, December 12, 2017 at 2 PM. Pastor Bob Holt officiating. Visitation will take place on Tuesday from 11 AM until the service begins at 2. Interment will take place at Gerrish Township Cemetery Wednesday, December 13th at 1 PM. A memorial cook-out will be held at the Elks Club at Houghton Lake this summer where Bob was a life-long member. Memorials may be made to Parkinson's Foundation (parkinson.org) or Higgins Lake Property Association (PO Box 55, Roscommon, MI 48653-0055).

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Visitation

Tuesday

12

Dec

11:00 AM 12/12/2017 11:00:00 AM - 2:00 PM 12/12/2017 2:00:00 PM
Lynch & Sons Funeral Directors - Oxford

39 W. Burdick
Oxford, MI 48371

Lynch & Sons Funeral Directors - Oxford
39 W. Burdick Oxford 48371 MI
United States

Funeral Service

Tuesday

12

Dec

2:00 PM 12/12/2017 2:00:00 PM
Lynch & Sons Funeral Directors - Oxford

39 W. Burdick
Oxford, MI 48371

Lynch & Sons Funeral Directors - Oxford
39 W. Burdick Oxford 48371 MI
United States
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