Robert Erb

Robert S. Erb

Saturday, October 24th, 1925 - Wednesday, March 6th, 2019
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Mr. Robert Shaw Erb, formerly of Dearborn, Michigan died on March 6, 2019 in Black Mountain, North Carolina.
Mr. Erb was born in Detroit, Michigan on October 24, 1925 to Russell and Beulah Erb. He served in World War II in the Army Air Forces and was stationed on Guam. Mr. Erb worked for 40 years for the Detroit Edison Company in Michigan and lived in Dearborn for the majority of his life.
He was preceded in death by his parents, and by a child Nancy who died in 1956.
Mr. Erb is survived by his wife of 71 years, Laura Erb, and by his children: Robert W. (Emma) of Howell, Michigan; Lori Southern of Asheville, North Carolina; and Kerri Bruce (David) of Black Mountain, North Carolina, and by seven grandchildren and two great grandchildren.
A memorial service is to be held at Harwood Home for Funerals in Black Mountain, North Carolina on Sunday, March 24 at 3 PM with burial planned later in Michigan.
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    Sunday, March 24th, 2019 | 3:00pm
    Sunday, March 24th, 2019 3:00pm
    Harwood Home for Funerals
    208 West State St.
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Tim Reno

Posted at 10:51am
While I never worked with Bob, I met him at the church we were attending in Dearborn. He was a real gentleman. My condolences to Laura and the. family.

Posted at 09:24am
Kerri, we are so very sorry for the loss of your Daddy. Please know you and your family are in out thoughts and prayers. Heaven just got a little sweeter when your dad was welcomed home. Can you only imagine what He is doing in Heaven today. Much love and many prayers to all.
Sincerely, Teresa Putnam and Karen Holcombe

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