Robert D. Hawley, 77, of Springfield, IL died at 8:24 p.m. Friday, March 30, 2012 at St. John’s Hospice. He was born February 28, 1935 in Odin, IL. to Darrel and Ruth Lowdermilch Hawley. Robert married Daisy M. Miller on April 11, 1953. His wife, parents and one sister Jeanine Burge preceded him in death.
He is survived by one daughter Kelly Diane, two sons Robert (Nancy); Kevin M. eleven grand children Kelly Jo, Doug, Robert J, Adam, Aaron, Katrina, Andrew, Brandon, Kyle, Caleb and Abby; four great grandchildren Tyler, Phillip, Libby and Parker.
Robert was employed at Icy Rootbeer, Brinks and St. John’s Hospital. He served as Elder at Elm Street Christian Church, loved to listen and sing to old time gospel music, and loved and adored his grandchildren.
Visitation: 10-11 a.m. Tuesday, April 3, 2012 at Elm Street Christian Church, 3020 E. Elm.
Funeral Service: 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 3, 2012 at Elm Street Christian Church. Burial will follow at Oak Ridge Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Elm Street Christian Church Benevolent Fund.
Time: 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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