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Robert C. "Bob" Michael Jr.

February 2, 1953 — July 27, 2022

Robert C. “Bob” Michael Jr., 69, of Franklin, passed away on Wednesday, July 27, 2022 at Sugar Creek Station following a lengthy illness.

Born at home in Barkeyville on February 2, 1953 and he was the son of the late Robert C. Michael Sr. and Jane Marie Gardner Michael.

He was a graduate of Grove City High School and the National School of Heavy Equipment in Charlotte, NC. Bob worked a number of years at the former Joy Manufacturing.

Bob was a car enthusiast and enjoyed painting and working on his vehicles. He loved to spend time with his granddaughters and enjoyed the company of his dogs.

Bob was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.

Surviving is his eternal wife, Jan Michael of Franklin; two daughters, Jennifer Lynn Gibson and her husband Dennis of Oil City and Jessie Anne Hodges of Pittsburgh; five grandchildren, Meagan Lynn Gibson, Angela Marie Baker, Morgan Nicole Gibson, Cheyenne Taylor Baker and Haley Michelle Baker and his believed dog, Beau.

Additionally surviving is a sister and two brothers.

He was preceded in death by a sister and his parents.

There will be no public visitation.

Interment will be at Sunset Hill Memorial Gardens.

Funeral arrangements entrusted to Huff-Guthrie Funeral Home & Cremation Services Inc., 312 West Park st. Franklin.

Memorial donations may be made to a charity of one’s choice.

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