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Robert David Essary

August 13, 1935 ~ June 30, 2020 (age 84)

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Robert David Essary, age 84, passed away peacefully, June 30, 2020 in Leroy Twp., Ohio.  He was born August 13, 1935 in Detroit, Michigan to Lon and Myrtle (Steelman) Essary.

Mr. Essary was a resident of Boyne City, Michigan.  He was a painter and worked for and retired from Boyne Mountain Resorts, Boyne City, Michigan. Mr. Essary served in the United States Air Force during the Korean War.

Robert was a Golden Eagle member of the Boyne City, Michigan Eagles, Order #1583.  He enjoyed camping, cooking, working outdoors and spending time family and friends.

Robert is survived by his daughters; Bernadette Gumsey (Karl), Cynthia Marriage (John, deceased),
Pam Flanigan (John) and, grandchildren; Scott Francis (Suzanne), Sarah Woods (Don), Kellie Flanigan, Glen Flanigan, great grandchildren; Shelby Woods, Lydia Woods, Sullivan Francis, Stella Francis, Scarlett Francis, Zach Gumsey, Kyla Gumsey, Lillian Clark and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his wife: Jean (Kulisz) 
parents: Lon and Myrtle Essary
brother: Herman Essary (Mary Katherine “Kat”)
sisters: Charlotte Goolsby and Loretta Rheame
daughter: Norma Olesko
and granddaughter: Sarah Daniels

Your memory is our keepsake,
with which we will never part.
God has you in his keeping,
We have you in our hearts. 

A Celebration of Life for family and friends will be held at a later date (TBD) in Boyne City, Michigan.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made in memory of Robert David Essary, to Hospice of the Western Reserve, 17876 St. Clair Avenue, Cleveland, Oh 44110.

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Celebration of Life at a later date

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