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Robert W. "Bob" Wilkerson

September 13, 1947 - November 4, 2014

Robert “Bob” W. Wilkerson, 67, of Springfield, died at 10:15 pm, Tuesday, November 4, 2014 at St. John’s Hospice.  He was born September 13, 1947 in Moline to Cecelia Mendoza.

He is survived by one daughter, Patricia (Danny) Fitzgerald of Andalusia, IL; two sons, Bobby (Bisa) Wikerson and Earl (Shawnda) Wilkerson both of Moline; five grandchildren; his ex-wife, Betty Jones of Springfield;  one sister, Dianna (Sam) Reynolds of Moline; four brothers, Glenn (Vicky) Wilkerson of East Moline, Herbert “Paul” (Angie) Wilkerson of Daytona Beach, FL, Chris (Nancy) Wilkerson of Lake of the Ozarks, MO and Roy (Linda) Wilkerson of Moline and several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his mother, his stepfather Glenn Wilkerson, one son, Kevin Wilkerson and one sister, Sherry Wilkerson.

Bob formerly worked for Betty Corner Vending and he also mowed yards.  He enjoyed fishing and NASCAR.

Memorial Gathering: 12-1 pm, Saturday, November 8, 2014 at Staab Funeral Home.

Memorial Service:  1 pm, Saturday, November 8, 2014 at Staab Funeral Home with Vaughn Beeman officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association or the American Cancer Society.

Visitation Information

Date: Saturday, November 8, 2014

Time: 12:00 pm - 01:00 pm

Staab Funeral Home - Springfield

Address:

1109 South Fifth Street
Springfield, Illinois 62703

217-528-6461 Map


Service Information

Date: Saturday, November 8, 2014

Time: 01:00 pm

Staab Funeral Home - Springfield

Address:

1109 South Fifth Street
Springfield, Illinois 62703

217-528-6461 Map


Memorial Information

American Diabetes Association

Address:

2501 Old Chatham Rd #210, Springfield, IL, 62704

(217) 875-9011 Map


American Cancer Society

Address:

675 E Linton Ave, Springfield, IL, 62703

(217) 523-4503 Map

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association or American Cancer Society


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