Robert Bruce Halladay

Robert Bruce Halladay, 61, of Reed City, passed away Saturday, April 13, 2013, at his home.

He was born April 9, 1952, in Muskegon to Robert Rex and Iva June (Ash) Halladay and attended school in Muskegon, graduating from Mona Shores High School in 1970.

He had been married to Christena Jobes, who preceded him in death.

Robert served in the U.S. Army from 1970 to 1973 and had worked at Yoplait for many years.  He enjoyed golf, fishing and bowling.  He had been a resident of the Reed City area since 1977.

Surviving are his children, Robert “Robbie” Halladay of Reed City, and Samantha June Halladay of Sydney, Australia; two brothers, David (Bonnie) Halladay of LeRoy and Phil (Alma) Halladay of Bella Vista, AR.; two sisters, Marsha (George) Stefaniak of Muskegon, and Diane Neibarger of Cedar Springs; brothers-in-law Jeffrey and Richard Jobes of Reed City, and his mother-in-law, Naomi Jobes of Reed City.

He was preceded in death by his parents, and brother-in-law Harold Neibarger.

Funeral services will be held Friday, April 19, at 11 a.m. at the Reed City United Methodist Church with Rev. Kathryn Cadarette officiating.  Burial will take place at a later date in Ashton Cemetery.

Visitation is Thursday, April 18, from 2-4  and 6-8 p.m. at McDowell Funeral Home.

The family requests memorials to the Susan P. Wheatlake Cancer Center at Spectrum Health Reed City Hospital or Hospice of Michigan.

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