Robert G. “Too Tall” Bouillion, 54, Stevens Point, died unexpectedly Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014, in Bessemer, Mich.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m., Monday, Feb. 24, at McKevitt-Patrick Funeral Home in Ironwood, Mich., with the Rev. Bill Jacobson officiating.
Visitation will be at the funeral home from 10 a.m. Monday until the service.
Memorial services will also be held in Stevens Point at a later date.
The family requests that no flowers be sent.
Condolences may be offered online at mckevittpatrickfuneralhome.com.
Mr. Bouillion was born March 3, 1959, in Wakefield, Mich., a son of the late John and Cara (Bailey) Bouillion, and spent his younger years in Watersmeet, Mich. The family then moved to Bessemer, where he graduated from A.D. Johnston High School in 1977.
He then served stateside in the U.S. Navy for a short time.
Following his honorable discharge, he returned to Bessemer and worked for Ramme’s Auto and RV Sales for several years. Moving to Iron River, Mich., he was employed at Cloverland Lumber Co. for five years.
He then made his home in Stevens Point and was employed as a semi-driver for various trucking companies.
He was married to Mary Louise Nelson July 22, 1989, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Ironwood, Mich.
Survivors include his wife, Mary; one son, Mark (Jaimie) Seymour, Republic, Mich.; four brothers, David (Sharon), Hurley, Daniel, Green Bay, and John and James, both of Bessemer, Mich.; six sisters, Lois (Dave) Assmann, Minocqua, Charlotte (Bill) Barribeau, Sherwood, Marion Bouillion, Bessemer, Mich., Bonnie Ruby, Hurley, Karen (Richard) Blomberg, Bessemer, Mich., and Debra (Dale) Anderson, Saginaw, Minn.; one brother-in-law, LeRoy (Jeri) Nelson, Stevens Point; and four grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by one infant sister, Carol Ann.