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Obituary for Robert G. Wightman

Wightman, Robert G.

Robert Wightman age 86 of Delton passed away on June 21, 2020. Robert was born on November 11, 1933 in Battle Creek, the son of Russell Wightman and Dorothy Naramore. Bob proudly served his country in the Michigan National Guard for ten years. He was a loyal employee of Kellogg’s, retiring after 27 years. In his younger years, Bob enjoyed playing baseball. More recently, he enjoyed playing golf with friends and was an avid bowler. Bob loved spending time with his family, working in his garden, listening to old time country music and bird watching. Bob is survived by his wife of 66 years: Carolyn (Cargill) Wightman; children: Ronald (Lynn) Wightman, Laura (Robert) Creager, and Daniel (Sheila) Wightman; seven grandchildren; ten great grandchildren; brother: James (Diane) Wightman; sisters: Collene (Jack) Roberts, Linda Carr, and Jean Naramore; several nieces and nephews; and his beagle: Leea. Bob was preceded in death by his parents; step mother: Lorene Wightman; step father: Gerald Naramore; brother: Richard (Dick) Wightman; and sister: Shirleen Morgan. No services are scheduled at this time. Private burial will take place at East Hickory Corners Cemetery. Memorial contributions to the Barry County Humane Society will be appreciated. Please visit to share a memory or to leave a condolence message for Bob’s family.