Robert John Brabbs, Jr., age 69 of Manistee and formerly of Grass Lake, MI passed away on Sunday February 2, 2020 at Munson Healthcare – Manistee Hospital.
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He was born on December 13, 1950 in Flint, son of the late Robert J. and Rosemary (Bennett) Brabbs, Sr. Robert received his Associates Degree in HVAC from Baker College. He enlisted in the United States Army and served until he was honorably discharged.
Robert worked as a mechanical inspector for Washtenaw County for 13 years, retiring on January 2, 2010. He was a member of the Mechanical Association of Michigan and enjoyed fishing.
Robert is survived by his companion, Angela Tabor of Manistee; 3 sons, Jacob (Sarah) Brabbs of Milan, Jeremia (Lauren) Brabbs of Pinckney and Robert Brabbs of Milan; 6 grandchildren, Kaleb, Julian, Jordan, Brooklyn, Brielle and Sophia Brabbs.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and 2 brothers Greg and Jeff Brabbs.
Cremation has taken place and a memorial service will be held at 1:00PM on Thursday February 6, 2020 at Oak Grove Funeral Home in Manistee with Pastor James Friesner officiating. The family will receive friends for visitation from 12:00PM until time of service.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions in memory of Robert may be directed to the American Lung Association. Please feel free to share a memory or photo with the family at www.oakgrovefh.com.
The family has entrusted funeral arrangements with Oak Grove Funeral Home & Cremation Center of Manistee.