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Robert William Weakley

December 21, 1950 - August 2, 2014

William Robert “Bob” Weakley, 63, of Springfield, died at 5:23 am on Saturday, August 2, 2014 at Memorial Medical Center. He was born December 21, 1950 in Springfield, to Ora and Henrietta (Heineman) Weakley. His parents, three brothers, Owen, Ron and Tom Weakley and one sister, Rose Pierce preceded him in death. He married Linda Rychel on April 14, 1980.

Survivors include his wife Linda of Springfield; one daughter, Dawn Miller of Arizona; two grandchildren; one brother, John (Marie) Weakley of Florida; several nieces and nephews; his Canine Buddy, Spanky; and all his friends at Patterson Bay.

He received an Associate’s Degree from Columbia College in Missouri and worked for the U.S. Government. Bob was a Veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps from 1969 to 1977, serving in the Vietnam War, and was a member of the NRA.

Visitation Information

Date: Wednesday, August 6, 2014

Time: 05:00 pm - 07:00 pm

Staab Funeral Home - Springfield


1109 South Fifth Street
Springfield, Illinois 62703

217-528-6461 Map

Service Information

Cemetery Information

Camp Butler National Cemetery


5063 Camp Butler Road, Springfield, IL, 62707

(217) 492-4070 Map

Memorial Information

Memorial contributions may be made to Wounded Warriors or Land of Lincoln Honor Flight.

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