Bob E. McPhearson, age 77, of Colon, passed away Sunday, Feb. 3, 2013, at Borgess Medical Center in Kalamazoo, after several months of failing health.
Bob was born July 7, 1935, in Elwood, Ind., a son to the late Alonzo and Louise (Haskett) McPhearson.
Bob grew up in Frankton, Ind., and graduated from Frankton High School. From 1972 till 1990 he lived in Sherwood, moving to Colon in 1990.
He had worked for General Motors Co. in Anderson, Ind., Peter Eckrich, in Quincy, and also had a lawn service in Colon for several years.
Bob loved the out of doors, he enjoyed hunting, trapping and fishing.
He is survived by one son Brian McPhearson of Colon; grandchildren, Brandi Robertson, Justin Lacy, Brittani McPhearson, and Sarah McPhearson of Elwood, Ind.
He was preceded in death by a daughter Pam Lacy; sister Norma Leisure; and brother Bill McPhearson.
The family will receive relatives and friends on Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013 from 11 a.m. till 2 p.m. at the Schipper Funeral Home LTD. in Colon, funeral services will then take place at 2 p.m. . at the funeral home with Mr. David J. Farrell officiating. A committal service and burial will follow at Lakeside Cemetery in Colon.
If desired memorials may be made to the family. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.