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Robert Roberts

February 18, 1934 — May 22, 2013

Robert F. Roberts "Bob Bob" passed away on May 22, 2013 at Rosewood Care Center in East Peoria at 5:45 AM.

He was born February 18, 1934 to Virgil and Rosa (Kerley) Roberts. He married Dovie Lee McDaniels on April 7, 1951.

He is survived by four children, Bobbie Sue Watson of Peoria, Nancy (Stan) Sintas of Creve Couer, Janice (Rodger) Robertson of Peoria, Danny Roberts of Peoria, two sisters, Irena (W.C.) Daniels and Maryemma McCollister, both of Spring City, TN, one brother, Kenneth, of East Peoria, IL, many grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren.

Robert was preceded in death by his wife Dovie, and two sons, Richard and Patrick.

Robert was an inspector at Caterpillar for many years, retiring in 1983. He was an excellent checkers player, in which he rarely was beat. He was also a die hard St. Louis Cardinals fan. He enjoyed spending time with all of his grandchildren, whom he loved very dearly.

Cumerford-Hurd Funeral Home in Peoria has been entrusted with arrangements. Cremation Rites have been accorded. A memorial service is scheduled for Saturday June 8, at 3:00 PM at Bethany Missionary Church in East Peoria. Online condolences may be left for the family at

Memorial Service

JUN 8. 3:00 PM (CDT)

Bethany Missionary Church
2525 East Washington St.
East Peoria, IL

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