Robert Charles Main was born Friday, February 04, 1966 in Fremont, MI. He was the youngest child of Charles Glen Main and Geraldine Aschwege. PVT. Robert Charles Main left this life on Saturday, June 26, 2021 in Selmer, TN.
Robert was a graduate of McNairy Central High School in the class of 1984. Before completing his senior year of high school he enlisted in the United States Marine Corps. Robert was accepted in the Corp on December 29, 1983 as a Reservist.
After graduation, Robert started his training at Parris Island, South Carolina on June 01, 1984. He completed training there on August 13, 1984 in Platoon 2071. Robert then went on to Aircraft Firefighting and Rescue at Naval Air Technical Training Center, Naval Air Station Memphis, Millington, TN. With completion October 01, 1984. November 01, 1984 Robert was designated Private First Class Reserve. In January of 1985, he went to Okinawa, Japan. While there Robert received a letter of appreciation for his work with the Crash Fire Rescue Mission, June 18, 1985. July 01, 1985, Robert was promoted to Lance Corporal Reserve. He received his Honorable Discharge, December 27, 1989 with Aircraft Firefighting and Rescue Specialist, M-16 Rifle Marksman Badge and AVNCRASHCREWCRS (64T) 5 Weeks 841001, as a PVT. Robert was most proud of his accomplishment as a firefighter.
Robert returned to civilian life working with many different local businesses. He worked at Aqua Glass for a time. Robert was a skilled carpenter that built cabinets and furniture. He worked with Vernon Cabinets for a time. Robert worked in construction and remodeling, mostly on his own. He worked for Redmond Asphalt as a paver. Robert worked as an oversized load escort for JJ Escort Service. He also worked as a mechanic most of his life. Robert was truly a "Jack of many trades".
Robert enjoyed working on cars from his youth. He also enjoyed deer hunting and gardening. The thing Robert enjoyed most in life was fishing. He also enjoyed taking care of animals, especially dogs. Robert was known for his heart for family and friends. No matter what was happening, or the time, if you called on him for help, he would always be there. Robert was known to give his last dollar, his last shirt, or anything else if someone needed it.
Robert is survived by: a son, Michael Main and wife Amber of Selmer, TN; a step daughter, Sabrina Satas and husband Billy of Middleton, TN; Robert had five grandchildren between these two children; two sisters, FloAnna McDaniel and husband Bert of Bethel Springs, TN and Doretta Byrd and husband Steven of Selmer, TN; two brothers, Lawren Main of Middleton, TN and Lawrence Main of Bethel Springs, TN; five nieces, Anna Bauman and husband Paul of Bethel Springs, TN, Regina Colwell of Adamsville, TN, Michelle Routh of Selmer, TN, Sharlena Allen of Ramer, TN, and Katrina Steward of Selmer, TN; six nephews, Charles Pymer and wife Tricia of Selmer, TN, Raymond Pymer of Leesburg, FL, Oscar Main and wife Katie of Bethel Springs, TN, Roger Chaney and wife Michelle of Adamsville, TN, William Chaney III of White Cloud MI, and James Main of Springfield, MO; and a host of great nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
Roger was preceded in death by: his father, Glen Charles Main; his mother, Geraldine Aschwege; a sister, Mealonie Bicker; two brothers, Carl Main and William Main; a great nephew, Michael Lambert.
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