Robert Redmond

August 20th, 1928 to March 1st, 2018

Robert J. “Jerry” Redmond, 89, of Port Huron, died Thursday, March 1, 2018.

He was born August 20, 1928 in Center Line, Michigan, to the late John J. and Marie A. Redmond.

Jerry attended Northeastern High School, where he excelled in swimming and baseball, Murray Corporation Apprenticeship, Wilbur Wright Trade School and Wayne State University. His work took him to India, where he built and ran a factory; to Grand Rapids, Michgan, where he worked on the Apollo Space Program; and to the Steelcase Corporation of America, from which he retired.

His many interests included Boy Scouts of America, sailing, RV travel with his family, Ham radio and carpentry.

He is survived by his wife of 68 years, Ruth Audrey Redmond; a son and daughter; two sisters; many nieces and nephews; and many friends. He was preceded in death by his older brother.

Arrangements by the Karrer-Simpson Funeral Home, 1720 Elk Street, Port Huron, MI 48060.

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