Bob Eggleston, 84

Robert “Bob” Eggleston, Sr., age 84 of Marcellus, passed away, Wednesday, December 23, 2020 at home surrounded by his loving family.

Bob was born in Marcellus on July 29, 1936 to Frank and Nellie (White) Eggleston.

On August 27, 1960 Robert Eggleston, Sr. and Rose Mary Krager were married in Dowagiac.

Bob proudly served in the United States Army for 3 years and was stationed in Germany during his service. Bob enjoyed spending his time gardening, farming, building, as well as telling his family and friends stories of his military days.

Rose was a homemaker who loved taking care of her family and raising her children.

Bob and Rose are survived by children; Robert Eggleston Jr. of Jones, Julie Rosen of Sturgis, Frank (Brenda) Eggleston of Marcellus, Archie Eggleston of Marcellus, Rodney Eggleston of Marcellus, son-in-law Zack Pendell of Marcellus; 9 grandchildren Jennifer (Ren) Hartung, Linda Rosen, Brian (Ashley) Rosen, Brandon, Travis Pendell, Erika, Nathan, Heidi, Rachel Eggleston; 9 great grandchildren; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends for a celebration of life for Bob and Rose from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 22, 2022, at the Mater-Ralston Funeral Home, Memorial Services to follow at 1:00 with Pastor Sheldon Combs officiating. Burial will follow at Howardsville Cemetery. Memorial donations may be directed to Hospice Care of Southwest Michigan, 222 N Kalamazoo Mall #100, Kalamazoo, MI 49007. Online condolences may be left at

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