Robert L. Segraves
Robert L. Segraves, also known as “Boyne Auto Bob,” 90, of East Jordan, died on Tuesday, May 28, 2013, at Grandvue Medical Care Facility in East Jordan.
He was born on November 14, 1922, in Brimfield, Ind., the son of William H. and Mollie E. (McKibben) Segraves. Robert graduated from Hersey High School in 1941.
He married Eleanor Haist on Aug. 1, 1942, in Reed City. He served in the United States Army from 1943 to 1945 during World War II. After World War II, Robert worked as salesman at Boyne Auto Supply Parts in Boyne City. He retired in 1987.
He is survived by his wife, Eleanor Segraves, of East Jordan; one son, Glen A. (Mary Jane) Segraves, of East Jordan; three grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; one sister-in-law, Ruby Van Alstine, of Boyne City; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by one newborn daughter, Julianna Segraves in 1947; one son, Karl J. Segraves, on August 16, 2010; nine brothers; and two sisters.
Graveside services were held on Saturday, June 1, 2013, at 11 a.m. at Hersey Cemetery.
The family received friends on Friday, May 31, 2013, at the Penzien Funeral Homes, Inc. in East Jordan.
Memorials may be given to Grandvue Medical Care Facility, 1728 S. Peninsula Road, East Jordan, MI 49727.