AMerican Veteran 11

Robert Dennis Terwilliger

November 24, 1947 ~ June 14, 2022 (age 74) 74 Years Old

Robert Terwilliger Obituary

Robert Dennis Terwilliger, age 74, of Portland, passed away on June 14, 2022 at home surrounded by his family. Bob was a proud veteran of the US Navy and was a barber in Lansing for 38 years, where he met many friends along the way. Bob grew up having a love for music and made it into a lifelong passion playing the guitar and being the drummer in several bands.  He enjoyed watching sports, especially the Detroit Tigers and Lions and horse racing (Kentucky Derby). Bob had a fun sense of humor and loved his family very much, especially his grandchildren. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, and being at home enjoying his property.

He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Roy Terwilliger and Bernard Terwilliger, Jr.; granddaughter, Cassidy and grandson, Levon. Surviving are his beloved wife of 53 years, Jeanne; children, Jesse Terwilliger, Katie Terwilliger, and Sara (Mike) Vroman; grandchildren, Ruthie, Augusta, Hattie, Grace, and Delyla; siblings, John Terwilliger, Debbie (John) Brown, and Mike Terwilliger; sister-in-law, Susan (Joseph) Wood; brother-in-law, Howard Woodruff; and many nieces and nephews. There will be no services.

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