Robert G Hellems

February 10th, 1949 to March 2nd, 2021

Robert George Hellems, 72, of Wales Township died Tuesday, March 2, 2021.

He was born February 10, 1949 in Detroit to the late John and Edna Hellems.

Robert was a graduate of Cass Tech High School and then served two tours in Vietnam with the United States Marine Corps. He worked for Chevrolet for several years. In 1975, he opened the first comic book store in Michigan, Comic Kingdom, with his family.

He is survived by a son, Robert K. Hellems; daughter, Tammy (David Birr) Hellems; brother, Richard (Judy) Hellems; sisters-in-law, Donna and Marylyn Hellems; aunt, Marianne Wallace; and many nieces, nephews and cousins, including special cousins, Michael and John Topor. He was preceded in death by brothers, Gary and Jack Hellems; and the mother of his children, Linda Hellems.

Visitation will be from noon to 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 10, 2021 in Pollock-Randall Funeral Home. A limited number of people will be allowed in at a time. Please wear a mask for the comfort and safety of others.

Funeral services will follow at 2:00 p.m. in Pollock-Randall Funeral Home. Pastor James Meade will officiate.

Inurnment will be in Great Lakes National Cemetery, Holly.

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