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Robert E. Faidley Sr.

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Robert E. Faidley Sr. Obituary
Robert E. Faidley Sr. To be absent from the body is to be present with the Lord. Bob is now present with his Lord and Savior following an unexpected departure on January 8, 2014 at the age of 73. He was a U.S. Navy Veteran serving in Vietnam and active from 1958-1968. Bob was a life member of the VFW Post #7309, serving as their Post Commander, and held several state and national levels of service within the VFW. He was also a retiree from General Motors and subsequently lived and worked at Monterey Pines in Hopkins, MI. Bob is lovingly survived by his wife and best friend of 53 years, Harriet Faidley; 3 children, Robert (Debra) Faidley Jr., David Faidley, Margaret Faidley; 3 sisters, Betty Ann (Alan) Muri, Arlene (Roy) Fritz, Linda (Dave) Robinson. He was a devoted "Pap" and cherished role model to many grandchildren and great-grandchildren who will strive to carry on his legacy. Bob will be welcomed into heaven by his parents, Bob and Madelyn Faidley; and 2 brothers, John and Ralph Faidley. A viewing will be held on Monday, January 13, 2014 from 10:00am to 12:00pm at Skinner Funeral Home Lansing Chapel. Services will be held at 12:30pm at Deepdale Memorial Gardens in Lansing. For those desiring memorial contributions may be made to the Family in care of Harriet. For online condolences please visit

Published in Lansing State Journal on Jan. 12, 2014
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