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Robert Allen McKinley
  • First Presbyterian Church
    805 Center Ave.
    Bay City, MI 48708

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“Helen, so sorry to hear of your father's passing. You are all in my thoughts and prayers. ”
1 of 6 | Posted by: Gary Gordon - Essexville, MI

“Dear Helen and family,I'm so sorry for your loss. Much love to all of you. Hugs from our hearts to yours.Peggy and Walt ”
2 of 6 | Posted by: Peggy Lee Zink - North Port, FL

“Marian, I miss you! I'm so so sorry to hear about Bob, You made him feel like family to all of us at Curves . We have been concerned about you and...Read More »
3 of 6 | Posted by: Don and Deb Shelagowski - MI

“This is Marian. My phone is 989 439 1364. Feel free to call anyime. ”
4 of 6 | Posted by: A friend

“This is Marian. My new phone # is 989 439 1364. Please feel free to call anytime. ”
5 of 6 | Posted by: A friend

“Dear Marian: I'm so sorry to learn of the passing of your husband. I'm sending you a hug and please know I care. Myself and several others have...Read More »
6 of 6 | Posted by: Barbara Hofmeister - Bay City, MI


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Bob McKinley, age 91, died at Cartwright Hospice. Per his wishes, cremation has taken place. Bob was born in Bay City, the son of Frank and Amelia (Webster) McKinley. He graduated in 1944 from Deerfield Academy in Deerfield, MA and from Princeton University in 1950. While at Princeton he belonged to the acapella singing group the Nassoons. He served in the US Army during WWII in France and Germany. He retired from MCI Insurance in 1989. He spent summers his entire life at Pt. Lookout, Au Gres, MI, where he enjoyed tennis and golf, and spending time with his many friends. He belonged to the First Presbyterian Church in Bay City, where he sang in the choir for over 50 years and served for many years as a deacon. He is survived by his wife of 65 years Marian (Clift) McKinley, daughters Helen Cady of Bay City, Amy McKinley of Ann Arbor, and son Tom McKinley of San Francisco, CA., granddaughters Margaret and Rosemary Klauscher, Ashley Cady and Elizabeth Bourdon and great-grandchildren Raegan and Bindi Bourdon. He is also survived by his nieces Judy, Mary, and Jane McKinley and Mardy Kissick. He was preceded in death by his brother Web McKinley. A memorial service will take place Monday, July 17, 2017 at 2 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church. The Rev. Dr. Jeffrey D. Weenink will officiate with entombment following in the First Presbyterian Columbarium. The family will greet friends in the Church Commons immediately following the service. Memorial donations can be made to Bay City First Presbyterian Church or Bay Area Community Foundation. Special thank you to the staff at Brookdale Assisted Living and at Cartwright Hospice.