Bobby “Bob” Bissett, age 86, of Imlay City, MI died Saturday, July 31, 2021 at his home with his loving family beside him. Bobby Bernard Bissett was born March 26, 1935 in Brown City, MI. He was the son of the late Albert and the late Maude (Patterson) Bissett. Bob grew up in Brown City. He married Irene Boadway on September 14, 1957 in Brown City, MI. Bob has lived in the Imlay City, MI area for the past 57-plus years. He was preceded in death by his wife, Irene, on February 11, 2019.
Bobby performed odd jobs before being employed as a machinist and high-low operator by Ford Motor Company in Sterling Heights, MI for 30 years before retiring.
He and Irene enjoyed spending time with their children and grandchildren when they weren’t gone with their fifth wheel on camping trips. They spent their winters in Wauchula, FL.
Bob was a member of the Good Samaritans, Green Thumber’s, and several camping clubs.
He is survived by his daughters, Brenda Ginn of Brown City, MI and Belinda (Paul) Morocco of Imlay City, MI; son, Brent Bissett of Imlay City, MI; seven grandchildren, Wayne Ginn, Trisha (Nate) Burzynski, Aaron Ginn, Rochelle (Brandon) Yarbough, Brandon (Bailey Schaller) Bissett, Cara (Chris) Hunsinger and Nick Morocco; nine great-grandchildren, Chad, Brooklyn, Joshua, Mason, Oliver, Cody, Caleb, Myron, and Hendrex; and his sisters-in-law, Mary Lou Bissett and Phyllis Bissett.
Bobby was preceded in death by his parents, Albert and Maude Bissett; and his 11 older siblings.
The funeral will be held at 1 p.m., Friday, August 6, 2021 at Muir Brothers Funeral Home of Imlay City, 225 N. Main Street, Imlay City, MI. Pastor Thomas Blount will officiate. Interment will follow at Imlay Township Cemetery, Imlay City, MI.
The family will be available for visitation 5-8 p.m., Thursday, August 5, 2021 and 11-1 p.m., Friday, August 6 at Muir Brothers Funeral Home of Imlay City.
Arrangements were entrusted to Muir Brothers Funeral Home of Imlay City.
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