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Robert Bryant

January 14, 1940 — July 31, 2014

Robert "Bob" Charles Bryant, 74, of Peoria, died at Heartland Health Care Center in Peoria on July 31, 2014.

Bob was born on January 14, 1940 in Cumberland, Maryland to Charles Robert and Odamae Bryant in Peoria, and married Jacqueline L. McKinzie on July 5, 1969. She preceded him in death on Feb 10, 2008.

Bob is survived by his daughter, Bobbi Jo (John) Blaylock of Bartonville, three sons, Louis (Sharon) Huffman III, Chris Huffman, and Jody (Michelle) Huffman, and three daughters, Kathy (Tim Heath) Huffman, Candy (Chuck F.) Flowers, Kimberly (Steven Wautling) Huffman. He is also survived by 34 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren He is preceded in death by his parents, two grandsons, Shane Huffman and Chris Huffman, Jr., and a granddaughter, Heather Flowers.

Bob worked at both Kreilling Roofing Company and Massey Roofing Company as a roofer, and was a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles. He loved horses, enjoyed spending time with his family, drinking beer, and helping others. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him.

A Celebration of Life will be held at the Eagles Club on Saturday, August 16, 2014 from 1:00-5:00pm. Burial of Bob and Jackie will be held at a later date.

Bob's memorial website may be viewed at

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