Mr. Robert Rex Newkirk, 65 of Lewiston, Michigan died suddenly on June 27, 2021 at his home. He was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan on June 6, 1956 to the late, Russell and Dorothy Newkirk. He has resided in Lewiston for the last year, formerly of Grayling. For the last several years, Robert traveled all over the United States learning about his Native American heritage. He loved to travel. He was nicknamed "Nature Bob" for his love of the outdoors. He enjoyed fly fishing as well as spending time with his yellow lab, L.P. He will be dearly missed.
Robert is survived by his daughter, Amanda (Luis) Newkirk of Bradenton, Florida; grandchildren, Layla and Sophia; sisters, Vickie Harris of Spring Lake; and Linda Blanchard of Vero Beach, Florida. He was preceded in death by his parents.
In accordance with his wishes cremation has taken place. The family has chosen to remember Robert privately at this time.
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