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Robert Waldo Wightman

December 24, 1933 April 5, 2018
Robert  Waldo Wightman
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Obituary for Robert Waldo Wightman

Robert Waldo Wightman, age 84 of Lapeer (formerly of Oxford) passed away April 5, 2018. He graduated from Oxford High School class of 1952. Robert loyally served his country in the United States Air Force from 1956 - 1960. After being honorable discharged, he was employed by the Oakland County Road Commission from 1964 until his retirement in 1989. Some of his favorite hobbies were building and flying his remote controlled airplanes and woodworking. He especially enjoyed making and giving away his handcrafted clocks.

Robert loved his family and enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren and great grandchildren. He will be deeply missed by his family.

Robert is survived by his wife Barbara Ann Wightman; daughters Kathryn Claycomb, Caroline Wightman; son Gregory (Sam) Wightman; grandchildren Barbara (B.J.) Frantz, Robert Stites, Timothy Claycomb, and Erin Sehnert; great grandchildren Olivia, Nicholas, and Andrew Frantz; brother David (Pam) Wightman of Florida; sister Sue Baker of Louisiana; also several aunts, cousins and many great neighbors.

He was preceded in death by his parents Ward & Eleanor Wightman.

In lieu of flowers, the Wightman family requests that donations be made to either Trinity United Methodist Church or McLaren Visiting Nurse & Hospice

Arrangements for cremation have been entrusted to Lynch & Sons Funeral Directors - Capstick Chapel in Lapeer. A memorial service will be held on June 23, 2018 at 11:00 am at Trinity United Methodist Church. Rev. Grant Lobb and Rev. Ralph Piper will be officiating.

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11:00 AM 6/23/2018 11:00:00 AM
Trinity United Methodist Church

1310 N Main Street
Lapeer , MI 48446

Trinity United Methodist Church
1310 N Main Street Lapeer 48446 MI
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Trinity United Methodist Church

1310 N Main Street
Lapeer , MI 48446

McLaren Visiting Nurse & Hospice

1515 Cal Drive
Davison, MI 48423

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