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Robert  "Bob"  McCulfor
  • Northeastern Baptist Church
    6536 E. G Ave.
    Kalamazoo, MI 49048
  • Reverence Hospice
    348 N. Burdick Street
    Kalamazoo, MI 49007

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“So Sorry for your loss. Melissa Newland Paul ”
1 of 9 | Posted by: A friend

“To the McCulfor's family. Very sorry for yourLoss. May the God of all comfort be with you at this difficult time, and be comfort , and strengthen by...Read More »
2 of 9 | Posted by: CW

“We are so sorry to hear of Robert's passing. Condolences to the family. ”
3 of 9 | Posted by: Kim and Lucy Laird - Portage, MI

“Please accept our sincere sympathy and heartfelt condolences on the passing of your husband and father. May God comfort and console you in your...Read More »
4 of 9 | Posted by: Sarah Boran - Kalamazoo, MI

“Bob was my boss at Checker Motors back in the 70's. He was such a soft spoken and kind man. A truly Christian man. My condolences to his family. ”
5 of 9 | Posted by: Thomas Knapp - Goshen, IN

“As I reflect on the time I spent in the McCulfor home, many wonderful memories fill my thoughts. I'll never forget Mr McCulfor asking Kristen and I,...Read More »
6 of 9 | Posted by: Shannon Long - Potterville, MI

“Roberta, I am so very sorry to hear of Bob's passing! I am praying for you and your family! The LORD is with you! ”
7 of 9 | Posted by: Sandra Haddock - Mattawan, MI

“Mark & Shawn,Our thoughts & prayers are with you and your family as you get through this difficult time. Hang on to the memories they last forever...Read More »
8 of 9 | Posted by: A friend

“Mark May you hang on to the memories of your dad. Thoughts and prayers for your family ”
9 of 9 | Posted by: Diana Stump - Paw Paw, MI


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Robert L. McCulfor, 93, of Richland, died Thursday, October 5, 2017 at his home surrounded by his family. Bob was born May 3, 1924 in Kalamazoo to Roy and Irene (Laing) McCulfor. He served his country honorably in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II. Bob graduated from the University of Michigan and worked as an engineer for Checker Motors, retiring in 1986.

Bob married Roberta Reiley on March 23, 1956, who survives. Also surviving are their six children, Robert R. McCulfor, Mark (Shawn) McCulfor, Timothy (Julie) McCulfor, Lorinda (Kevin) DeVries, Stephen (Deanna) McCulfor and Kristen (Jamie) Dodge; 16 grandchildren; four great grandchildren and a brother-in-law, Rodger Reiley.

Bob's greatest legacy is his large, loving family who will always remember his love of Michigan football, quick wit and superior ping pong skills. They will be forever grateful for the values he instilled in them and for the example he set as a loving husband and father.

Visitation will be Sunday, October 8, 2017 from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the Farley Estes Dowdle Funeral Home & Cremation Care, Richland Chapel. Funeral services to celebrate Bob's life will be 11:00 a.m., Monday, October 9 at Northeastern Baptist Church. Interment will follow at Riverside Cemetery, Kalamazoo. Memorial donations may be made to the Northeastern Baptist Church or Reverence Hospice. Personal messages for the family may be placed at www.farleyestesdowdle.com.