Robert Delp

Obituary of Robert G. Delp

Robert G. Delp

Robert G. Delp    "Bob"


Age 96, went home to his Lord on October 6, 2018.  Born May 31, 1922 in Lansing, MI the son of Guy Edward and Nellie Lavina Delp.  Robert graduated from Central High School, and he joined the U.S. Navy and was veteran of WWII.  He was member of the North Westminster Presbyterian Church.  He enjoyed fishing, golfing, and motorcycling. He worked at Lansing Drop Forge for 42 years, becoming foreman of the die room in 1961 and served in that position until he retired in 1983.

Surviving are his daughter, Charlene Bassett; son, Dana Delp; 3 grandchildren Theresa (Mike) Bell, Debra (Brian) Goff, and Scott (Randi) Bassett; 8 great-grandchildren; brother, William J. Delp; and many other family members and friends.   Robert was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy E. Delp; son, David Bruce Delp; son-in-law, Thomas Bassett; brother, Edward Delp and his parents.

Visitation is from 6:00 – 8:00 P.M. Wednesday in the Tiffany Funeral Home, 3232  W. Saginaw, Lansing.   Funeral Services will be 11:00 A.M. Thursday, Oct. 11, at North Westminster Presbyterian Church 743 N. Martin Luther King BLVD. Lansing with Pastor Timothy Chon officiating.  Viewing will be from 10-11 A.M. Thursday at church.  Interment Deepdale Memorial Park.  Contributions may be made to North Westminster Presbyterian Church or to the Gideon’s.  Friends may visit the guest book at