Robert Roy Voorhees

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Robert Roy Voorhees, age 78 passed away Tuesday, March 25, 2014 with his loving family at his side under the gentle care of Hospice of Lenawee. He was born August 17, 1935 in Adrian, Mich., the son of Victor Herbert Voorhees and Isabell (Abrams) Voorhees. He married Judith Ann Saley on July 4, 1958 and she survives.

Robert was the two-time Post Commander for the Clinton American Legion, a life member of the Masonic Lodge in Tecumseh and served in the armed forces. He enjoyed camping, hunting, collecting farm toys, and traveling across the United States. He was also an avid bowler and enjoyed golf. He thoroughly enjoyed spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him.

Robert is survived by his wife, Judy; son Jeffrey (Catherine) Voorhees of Tecumseh, Mich.; daughter Andrea (John) Morrow of Clinton, Mich.; four grandchildren, Jessica Voorhees (Kris Krause), Heather Voorhees, David Arlinghaus (Kay Curenton); John Perry, Ill.; and a great-grandson Edwin Arlinghaus. He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother Victor; and a son Robert John Voorhees.

Visitation was Thursday, March 27, from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at the Tecumseh Chapel of Handler Funeral Homes. The funeral service was Friday, March 28, at 1 p.m. at the funeral home. Visitation took place at the funeral home one hour prior to the funeral service. Burial took place at Brookside Cemetery, Tecumseh.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hospice of Lenawee. Condolences may be offered to the family by visiting www.handlerfuneralhomes.com.




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