Robert L. Numbers 86, of Cridersville died 11:00 p.m., Friday Oct. 30, 2009 at Tender Care Nursing home, Midland, MI. He was born July 7, 1923 in Jay County, Indiana to Linton V. and Minnie Chamberlain Numbers, both parents are deceased. He married Mary Rosalyn Conner Jan. 28, 1949 and she preceded him in death July 21, 2009.
Survivors include a son: Michael A. (Sherry) Numbers of Sanford, MI and a daughter: Lisa D. (Stewart) Houseworth of Kodak, Tenn., grandchildren: Emily, Daniel, Adam and Matthew, great grandchildren Hunter and Dylan.
He was preceded in death by 6 siblings: Mildred, Ernest, Clara Jane, Anna, Geraldine and William.
Mr. Numbers was a member of Cridersville United Methodist Church had worked over 30 years at Baldwin Lima Hamilton as a stockroom clerk. In retirement he worked part time at Dave’s Community Market. He served with the U. S. Army during WW II as a tail gunner.
The family will receive friends 5-8 p.m., Tuesday at Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Cridersville.
The funeral service will be 10:30 a.m., Wed at the funeral home with Rev. Jerry Wiles officiating and burial will follow at Fairmount Cemetery near Uniopolis.
Memorial contributions may be given to: Midland County Commission of Aging, 4700 Dublin Ave. Midland, MI
Date: Tuesday, November 3, 2009
Time: 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm