Robert Henry McCall
Robert Henry McCall, age 64, passed away on April 6, 2021.
Robert was born on April 8, 1956, in Montgomery, Alabama, the son of the late Robert McCall and Elizabeth R. McCall. He is survived by his wife of 37 years Jacqueline McCall and their two children Sondra Reese and Robert A. McCall. He is also survived by his sister Rose McCall and is predeceased by his sister Yvonne McCall. Additionally, he leaves behind by many beloved cousins, nieces, and nephews.
A lifelong resident of Montgomery, he attended Carver High School and graduated with the Class of 1973. Robert is fondly remembered as being a part of the Esquire Club during high school. Throughout his life, he was a fan of the Carver Wolverines, and more recently he was involved in alumni activities.
In 1977, he graduated from the Tuskegee Institute with a degree in Sociology. He then proudly served in the United States Army for four years. After his military service, he went on to earn a Master of Public Administration degree.
Warmly known as "Bob" to his coworkers, he worked for STERIS Corporation for 28 years where he is remembered for his deep institutional knowledge and the variety of roles that he held at the company. During his tenure, he worked as a Draftsman, Product Designer, Senior Regulatory Affairs Specialist, and Senior Quality Systems Specialist. His professional achievements include earning the Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society's (R.A.P.S.) Regulatory Affairs Certification (RAC) and participating on the AdvaMed (formerly HIMA) Reportable Events Committee. Following his retirement in 2018, he received the distinguished title of RAC Emeritus.
Outside of work, Robert enjoyed several hobbies, especially chess, photography, and reading. He also cherished being a longtime member of the National Geographic Society. As a loyal sports fan, Robert loved the Boston Red Sox, Boston Celtics, and Alabama Crimson Tide (Roll Tide!). His deepest affection was for THE Green Bay Packers, and for most of the last decade he happily acted as a shareholder of the Packers.
Funeral arrangements will be handled by Ross-Clayton Funeral Home. A private ceremony for friends and family will be held to celebrate the life of Robert Henry McCall on April 15, 2021 at 10:30 AM. Internment for Mr. McCall will be at the Alabama National Cemetery in Montevallo, Alabama.