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Robert M. Boomershine

September 11, 1959 - June 5, 2019

Burial Date June 14, 2019

The family will greet friends for visitation on Friday, June 14, 2019 beginning at 10:00 a.m. at Prairie Baptist Church located at 11210 East PQ Avenue in Scotts followed by a funeral service beginning at 12 o’clock. A graveside committal ceremony will follow at Bougthon Cemetery located at 10249 East S Avenue. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the family for the grandchildren’s future college education, c/o the funeral home.

Age 59, passed away on Wednesday, June 5, 2019 at the University of Michigan Medical Center. He was born in Battle Creek, Michigan on September 11, 1959 to Roger E. and Yuvon (Milthaler) Boomershine. Bob graduated from Galesburg-Augusta High School and has lived in the Galesburg area his entire life. After attending college, Bob set off his career in real estate investing. He enjoyed buying and selling properties for many years. On June 5, 1998, he married Lori Black and they most recently honored their 21st year of marriage. There are many things that Bob will be remembered for, but the most important were his children and grandchildren. As a devoted husband, father and grandfather, nothing was more important than his family. He cherished his children and grandchildren and loved to teach them magic tricks. He was preceded in death by his loving parents and a brother in law, Lloyd Hirth. He will be dearly missed by his wife, Lori and his children: Riley (Jocelyn Case) Boomershine; Robert (Nicole) Boomershine and Reagan (Adrian Sotelo) Reynolds; his step children, Nicholas Haas, Aaron (Tiphanie) Haas and Joshua Haas  and his beloved grandchildren: Cohen, Callum and Macklen Boomershine and Perpetua and Selah Haas. He also leaves to cherish his memory his siblings, Roy (Carla) Boomershine of Springfield, Ohio; Jerrie (Lynn) Homan of Marystown, Newfoundland; Diane (Clifford) Lipscomb of Climax, Michigan; Marjorie Hirth of Jackson, Michigan; Nancy (Mike) Mueller of Galesburg, Michigan; Ronald (Julie) Boomershine of Schoolcraft, Michigan; Barbara (Scott) Belland of Galesburg, Michigan, along with many nieces, nephews and extended family.