Bay City, Michigan
Robert passed away Sunday, February 12, 2012 at Brian’s House with his family by his side, age 73. He was born December 22, 1938 in Bay City to the late Edward W. and Amanda M. (McKee) Rooker. Robert married Faith C. Farnsworth on August 31, 1957; she survives him. He retired from Bay City Chevrolet in 1999 after 35 years on dedicated service. He was a member on the UAW Local #362 and an avid deer hunter.
Surviving besides his wife, Faith is six children: Mike (Lollie) Rooker, Carolyn (Chuck) Knapp, Pat (Jamie) Rooker, Brian Rooker, Kathy Skaggs and Christie (Lyle) Calcaterra, fourteen grandchildren, seventeen great grandchildren, two nieces, Mary and Keri Kelly and two special friends, Danny Calcaterra and Barb Edsall. Robert was predeceased by his sister, Judy Kelly.
The Funeral Service will be held Wednesday, February 15, 2012 at 4:00pm at Squires Funeral Home. Pastor Michael Wood will officiate. Friends may call at the funeral home on Wednesday from 11:00am to 4:00pm. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to “Family Wishes.”