Robert M. Main

Craig resident, Robert M. Main, died Dec. 13, 2003, at his home. He was 70.

Main was born March 8, 1933 in Kingfisher, Okla., to E.A. and Lulu (Skinner) Main.

Main grew up in the Rifle and Meeker area and attended school in Meeker. He joined the U.S. Army and served for three years. He married Jean E. Mills on Oct. 26, 1955, in Cromer, England. They lived in various places after his discharge from the service including Colorado, California, Sidney, and Nebraska prior to moving to Craig in 1977. Main worked as a truck driver for many years and also as a mechanic. His hobby was his truck.

He also enjoyed playing his guitar and had his own band for a time and played often at the Galveston Restaurant and he enjoyed shooting.

Main is survived by his wife, Jean Main, of Craig; daughter, Joy (Tim) Portenier, of Craig; sons Rory (Debbie) Main, of Greeley, and Michael (Jeri) Main, of Olathe; grandchildren Ashley Main, Samantha Main, Chelbi, Jeremy and Colby Karnik, Timmy (Kim) Portenier, Travis (Heather) Portenier, and Tyler Portenier; great-grandchildren Cameron and Zacharia Portenier; sister, Wilma (Francis) Phillips, of Rifle; brother, Emmett (Janice) Main, of Bullhead City, Ariz.; and mother-in-law, Francis Wells, of England.

Main was preceded in death by his parents, a sister, Doris, and two brothers, Kenneth and Gene.

At Main’s request, no services will be held.

Memorial contributions may be made to Moffat County Cancer Society in care of Grant Mortuary.

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