Robert B. Huellemeier Sr.

June 27, 1919July 20, 2013

Robert “Bob” B. Huellemeier, Sr., 94, passed away on Saturday, July 20, 2013. A Funeral mass will be held on Friday, July 26, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church. Father Dawid Kwiatkowski will officiate. Burial will follow at Macon Memorial Park Cemetery. A rosary will be said on Thursday, July 25, 2013, from 6:00 to 6:30 p.m. at Snow’s Memorial Chapel, Cherry St. The family will receive friends following the rosary. The family may be contacted at the residence of Steve Huellemeier. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Mount De Sales Academy, Music Department, 851 Orange St., Macon GA 31201.

Mr. Huellemeier was born in Cincinnati, OH to the late John A. and Theresa Feldkamp Huellemeier. He was preceded in death by his wife, Ilah Stone Huellemeier. He served in the United States Army Air Corps during World War II. Bob was best known in Macon as the Band Leader of the Bob Huellemeier Orchestra. Over the past sixty years, he played for the Bon Hommes, Moose Club, St. Joseph’s Catholic Church Silver Tops, as well as weddings, civic functions and Cherry Blossom. He was the 1997 receipt of the Ray Melton Music Man Award, presented by the Atlanta Society of Entertainers. He played actively to the age of 93. Bob was an active member of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church where he served as an usher. He was a member of the American Legion Post 3, and Macon Moose Club. He coached little league baseball at Ocmulgee for a number of years. He served on the Board of Directors of the Local Musicians Union. Bob was retired after thirty eight years of service from Robins Air Force Base.

He is survived by his children, Bobby (Susan) Huellemeier of Macon, Steve Huellemeier of Macon, Jennifer H. (Lawrence) Grosberg of Huntsville, AL, and Jerry Huellemeier of Milledgeville, seven grandchildren, Casey and Taylor Huellemeier, Walter Huellemeier, Erin (Joseph) White, Leah Huellemeier, Bryan and Greg Grosberg, and two great grandchildren, Jay and Drew White and a sister, Elaine (Jim) Day of Dayton, OH.

Visit to express condolences. Snow’s Memorial Chapel, Cherry Street has charge of the arrangements.


  • Rosary Thursday, July 25, 2013
  • Funeral Mass Friday, July 26, 2013

Robert B. Huellemeier Sr.

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Nancy Sutton

February 20, 2014

Bobby,,,So sorry to hear of your father's passing. Both of your parents were great friends to my mother when my father passed away at a young age. Thinking of you and hoping family and friends help you through this difficult time.

Sammy Deep

July 31, 2013

So sorry to hear of your father`s passing. My thoughts & prayers are with the family.

Sharon & Denny McManus

July 25, 2013

Uncle Bob was a very kind hearted, loving, caring man, not to mention very talented. He will be missed by many. Rest in Peace Uncle Bob! Love, Sharon & Denny

July 25, 2013

Very sorry to hear of your Fathers passing.All the other musicians in Heaven have certainly welcomed him with open arms.
Jack and Sharon Bowers

Frank Graham

July 25, 2013

Jerry and family, so sorry to hear the news. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

July 25, 2013

Bobby and Steve, we are so sorry to hear about your dad. We pray that you can find strength in your faith and that GOD will continue to bless all of you.
Tom and Penny Harrison

July 25, 2013

Our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this sad,sad time...with love.
Paula and Steve Murphy

Patti Genone Williams

July 24, 2013

I am so sorry to hear of the loss of your father. With deepest sympathy.

July 24, 2013

Bobby and Stevie,
Sorry to hear about your dad. He lived a full life and brought joy through his music to a lot of people. Enjoy the memories. I was glad to see him at the last MdS event.
Pat and Shirley Topping (Macon)

Wendell Harrelson

July 24, 2013

Thoughts and prayers to a wonderful musician whose love of the Big Bands of the thirties and forties provided Maconites and local musicians many opportunities to hear and perform these wonderful songs with his band. I am one of many musicians grateful for Bob's sharing these experiences with us.