OBITUARY

Robert Parmer

December 24, 1933March 31, 2018

ROBERT “Bob” PARMER, 84, of Jackson, MI passed away Saturday, March 31, 2018, at Henry Ford Allegiance Health. He was born December 24, 1933, in Dearborn, MI, a son of the late Richard and Mabel Parmer. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by four brothers, Richard Parmer, William Parmer, Raymond Parmer and Fred Parmer, and four sisters, Betty Elmore, Francis Goins, Mable Harper, Doreen Tomic and one daughter, Elizabeth Parmer. Survived by his wife Betty Parmer of Jackson, MI, two sisters, Wanda Cole of Jackson, MI and Barbara Davis, Taylor, MI, and one brother Charles Parmer of Oscoda, MI. Bob is also survived by three daughters, Deborah Allman of Denver, CO, Michelle Cosimeno of Zebulon, NC, and Wanda Rowley of Zebulon, NC, as well as four grandchildren Alexandra (Alex) Cosimeno, Randall (RJ) Cosimeno Jr, Jonah Ussery and Robert (Robbie) Allman, four step-children Charles Denton, Ann Arbor, MI, Paula Denton, Manchester, MI, Laura Denton, Dexter, MI, Thomas Denton, Ann Arbor, MI, with four step-grandchildren, Jeremy Denton, Megan Krull, Kyler Denton-McHardy, and Paul Denton. He served in the United States Navy as a Boilerman, with service during the Korean War. The bulk of his service was on the USS Midway where he earned the National Defense Medal, Navy Occupation Service Medal and the China Service Medal. He retired after 12 years as an Operations Supervisor at New York State Gas and Electric (NYSG&E) of Dresden, NY. After retirement he enjoyed wood carving, playing cards and spending time with his family.

A memorial service will be at Hosmer-Muehlig Funeral Chapel, 3410 Broad St, Dexter, MI on Saturday, May 12, 2018 with visitation starting at 10:00 am and the service beginning at 11:00 am. Burial will follow at the Webster Church Cemetery, Dexter, MI with military honors under the auspices of Veteran's Honor Guard of Washtenaw County. The family suggests memorial contributions be sent to Happy Hearts Feline Rescue, 1095 E. Pleasant Lake Rd., Manchester, MI 48158 www.happyheartsfelinerecue.org

Services

12 May

Visitation & Gathering

10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Hosmer-Muehlig Funeral Chapel

3410 Broad Street
Dexter, Michigan 48130

12 May

Memorial Service followed by burial of cremated remains at Webster United Church of Christ Cemetery with military honors under the auspices of Veteran's Honor Guard of Washtenaw County

11:00 a.m.

Hosmer-Muehlig Funeral Chapel

3410 Broad Street
Dexter, Michigan 48130

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Robert Parmer

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Yvonne Silveus

April 17, 2018

So sorry Betty and family for your loss. I enjoyed visiting he and Betty every week when they lived at the Cedars. He was always in the garage working on projects, and was very talented. Rest in peace...