Robert C. Lash

Robert C. Lash

Robert Charles Lash age 65 passed away Monday, December 19, 2016 at Borgess Medical Center in Kalamazoo with his family by his side.

He was born August 5, 1951 in Chicago, IL to Burtis and Dorothy (Wirt) Lash. Bob served his country in the US Army during Vietnam. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, remote controlled planes and playing pool. Most recently, Bob loved spending time with his daughters and granddaughter. On May 7, 1994 in Kalamazoo he married Sandra A. Williams who survives.

Also surviving are his daughters, Leah Williams and Nancy Lash; granddaughter, McKenzie Lash all of Plainwell ; mother, Dorothy Foster of Lake Placid, FL; siblings, Cindy Relich and Brian Relich; his mother and father-in-law; several brothers and sisters-in –law along with many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his father, sister, Debbie Perez-Keely, brother, David Lash and his step-father, Alan Foster.

According to his wishes cremation has taken place.

Friends may visit with Bob’s family starting at 11:00 A.M., Monday, December 26, 2016 at the Otsego United Methodist Church until the time of the memorial service at 12:00 P.M. with Pastors Joe Shaler  and Pastor Ron Hansen officiating.

Burial of ashes will take place at Fort Custer National Cemetery, Augusta in the spring.

Contributions in memory of Bob may be made to the Multiple Myeloma Foundation.

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  1. Carolyn Jordan says:

    Sandy, there are no words on Earth to ease the pain of losing someone dearly loved. Please know, Dear friend, you are in my prayers & always in my heart. Many hugs are being sent to you – please know how very much you are loved.

  2. Lori and Terry Steele says:

    Sending you and your family prays. At this difficult time.

  3. Terry and Jim VanLent says:

    Sandy, Nancy, Leah and McKenzie, we are so sorry for your loss, Bob was such a good man and a fighter…he was amazing… he never gave up. I feel blessed to have known him. May you take comfort in knowing Bob is pain Free! And in the presence of Jesus. God Bless You, love Terry and Jim VanLent

  4. Ivan and Kathy Kibby says:

    Our heartfelt prayers go out to you Sandy and family. May you feel God’s loving arms surround you and give you peace.

  5. Kathy Blaylock says:

    Sandy, I am so sorry about your loss. I send my love and all my hugs to you. I can’t imagine your loss. Remember the love, cherish the memories, and share the journey. Blessings, Kathie Blaylock

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