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(February 27, 1923 – March 1, 2010)

Robert W. Parlett, passed away at his residence on Monday, March 1, 2010. He was born on Feb. 27, 1923 in Owosso. He loved bowling and fishing. His family moved to Hope when he was 11 years old. He married his wife Jean on Dec. 7, 1963. They had two sons Mark and Kevin and attended Hope Baptist Church. In 1987 they moved to Midland and attended Calvary Baptist Church. Then in 1997 Robert became a custodian at First Methodist Church of Midland and has lived in the church ever since. He is survived by his loving wife Jean; sons Mark (Sonhwa) and Kevin; grandchildren, Joseph, Michelle, Chancellor and Andrew. He will be greatly missed. A Funeral Service will be held at First United Methodist Church on Saturday, March 6 at 1:00 pm. The family will receive friends at Smith-Miner Funeral Home, 2700 W. Wackerly, on Friday March 5 from 5 til 7 and at the church on Sat. from 12:00 until the time of the service. Online Memorials are available at www.smithminer.com. Those wishing to express sympathy may wish to consider giving to First United Methodist Church.