Robert Leo Hitchcock, 79
Robert Leo Hitchcock, 79, of Allegan passed away Dec. 19, 2014, in Plainwell. He was born Feb. 6, 1935, in Allegan the son of Leo and Helen (Walker) Hitchcock.
Robert graduated from Allegan High School in 1953. He retired from the Allegan County Road Commission where he worked for 35 years.
Robert is survived by his children, Kathy Grauman, Debra (Gary) Binda, Ted (Sheila) Hitchcock, Judith (Tom) Kendall and Doug (Diana) Hitchcock; his step-son Jim (Joyce) Visser; his 14 grandchildren; his 21 great-grandchildren; his brothers, Louis (Laura) Hitchcock, Don Hitchcock, Floyd (Annie) Hitchcock, Bill (Pat) Hitchcock and Ken (Diane) Hitchcock; his sister Nancy (Freddie Flint) Gewiss; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife Rea; his son Tim; his daughter Helen; his brothers, Gerald and Merle; and his sister Alice.
Friends may visit with the family on Monday, Dec. 22, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Gorden Funeral Residence, Allegan Chapel. The funeral will be Tuesday, Dec. 23, at 11 a.m. also at Gorden Funeral Residence, Allegan Chapel. Pastor G. Patrick White will be officiating. Interment will be at Millgrove Cemetery, Valley Township.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 11454, Alexandria, VA 22312.
Arrangements are being provided by Gorden Funeral Residence, Allegan Chapel, www.gordenfuneral.com.