Robert William Ross

Birth: October 2nd, 1944
Death: April 27th, 2017
Age: 72 years
Residence:Bay Port

Robert William Ross, age 72, of Bay Port, passed away suddenly on April 27, 2017 at his home.


Robert was born October 2, 1944, to Daniel and Alberta Ross, in Oregon, where he grew up. He served in the United States Navy during the Vietnam War. He worked as the Maintenance Supervisor for Jacobson’s Department Store for 27 years until that store closed its doors. It was here that he met his future wife, Belinda (Weeks) Kelley.


Bob and Belinda were married on October 14, 1983. They enjoyed bowling, movies, picnics and driving trips. They were married for thirty three years. Bob also enjoyed motorcycling and was an avid reader. His favorite author was Clive Cussler.


They lived in Saginaw until the early 1990s when they moved to Bay Port in Huron County. They continued to commute to Saginaw until Jacobson’s closed. Eventually Bob took a job at Regency Plastics in Ubly, Michigan. He worked there for eleven enjoyable years. He retired from there in March of this year.


Bob was predeceased by both parents and son-in-law, Kevin Champagne.


He leaves behind his wife, Belinda; four children: Michael Ross of Alaska, Melody Ross and Randy Ross of Oregon and Daniel Wagle of Florida; a step daughter, Katherine (Kelley) Champagne of Saginaw and several grandchildren.


He was a wonderful husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle and friend.


He was a bright, cheerful light and will be greatly missed.


Cremation arrangements are being made through Juengel & Mellendorf Funeral Home, 538 S. Beck St., Sebewaing, MI 48759.


Condolences can be forwarded to the funeral home.


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