Robert E. Kimmel

Robert E. Kimmel, 79, of Charlotte, passed away Sunday, November 11, 2018, at his home with his family by his side. He was born May 8, 1939, in Charlotte the son of Harold and Velma (Leach) Kimmel. On February 18, 1962, he married the love of his life, Carolyn “Lynn” Lux. Bob cherished his family and loved being together. He retired after 34 years of service from Oldsmobile in Lansing. He was a life member and past president of the Charlotte Eagles Aerie #3552. Bob also enjoyed woodworking in his spare time. 

Bob is survived by his children, Diana Lynn White of Charlotte, Terry (Maureen) Kimmel of Georgia; grandchildren, Jennifer (Chris) Hanks, Jamie (Whitney) Kimmel, Joshua Webb, Zebulin White, Cody White; great grandchildren: Hunter Kimmel, Cason Hanks, Khloe Kimmel, Ethan Kimmel; sister, Mariann Nagle.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Lynn; brother, Larry Kimmel; and stepbrother, Ronnie Johnston.

Funeral services were held on Thursday, November 15, 2018, at Burkhead-Green-Kilgo Funeral Home, with Pastor Charles Jenson officiating. Interment took place at Riverside Cemetery in Bellevue.

Those desiring, may make contributions in Bob’s honor to Eaton Community Palliative Care, 2675 S. Cochran Rd., Charlotte, MI 48813.

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