2018-04-15 / Obituaries



WIGHTMAN, 84, of

Lapeer (formerly of

Oxford), passed away

April 5, 2018.

He graduated from Oxford High School, class of 1952. Robert loyally served his country in the United States Air Force from 1956-1960. After being honorably discharged, he was employed by the Oakland County Road

Commission from 1964 until his retirement in 1989. Some of his favorite hobbies were building and flying his remote controlled airplanes and woodworking. He especially enjoyed making and giving away his handcrafted clocks.

Robert loved his family and enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He will be deeply missed by his family.

Robert is survived by his wife, Barbara Ann Wightman; daughters, Kathryn Claycomb and Caroline Wightman; son, Gregory (Sam) Wightman; grandchildren, Barbara (B.J.) Frantz, Robert Stites, Timothy Claycomb and Erin Sehnert; great-grandchildren, Olivia, Nicholas and Andrew Frantz; brother, David (Pam) Wightman of Florida; sister, Sue Baker of Louisiana; also several aunts, cousins and many great neighbors.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Ward and Eleanor Wightman.

In lieu of flowers, the Wightman family requests that donations be made to either Trinity United Methodist Church or McLaren Visiting Nurse & Hospice

Arrangements for cremation have been entrusted to Lynch & Sons Funeral Directors - Capstick Chapel in Lapeer. A memorial service will be scheduled at a later date.

To place an online condolence, please visit www.LynchandSonsLapeer.com

Lynch & Sons Funeral Directors

Downtown Lapeer

810-664-8282 www.LynchandSonsLapeer.com

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