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Robert G. Anderson

Robert G. Anderson
  • November 5, 1944 - April 26, 2017
  • Kingston Mines, Illinois

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KINGSTON MINES ~ Robert Gordon “Bob” Anderson, 72, of Kingston Mines, passed away at 1:40 p.m., Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria. 

Born November 5, 1944 to Gordon Allen and Margaret May (Dusten) Anderson, he married Peggy Clark on August 1, 1965 in Kingston Mines.  She survives.

Also surviving are his mother of Franklin, Indiana; one son, Bob (Kim) Anderson of Canton; one daughter, Angie (Bill) Leach of Glasford; three grandchildren, Nick, Hunter and Samantha; one brother, Jim (Laurie) Anderson of Chillicothe and two sisters, Elizabeth Easton of Broken Arrow, Oklahoma and Lisa Dominick of Indianapolis, Indiana.

He was preceded in death by his father and one granddaughter, Mason on May 1, 2001 in Peoria.

Bob had worked for Caterpillar, Inc. as a construction millwright for 30 years, retiring in 1991.

He had served as mayor for the village of Kingston Mines from 1992 until 2000.

He enjoyed fishing, hunting, gardening and doing crafts.  He had great pride in his grandchildren and enjoyed attending their sporting events.

He was a member of the Kingston Mines United Methodist Church where there will be a memorial service at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 27, 2017.  Rev. Nick Jordan will officiate.  Visitation will be from 9 until 11 a.m. at the church.  Burial will be at Kingston Mines Cemetery.  Cremation has been accorded.  Arrangements have been entrusted to Preston-Hanley Funeral Homes & Crematory in Pekin.

Memorial contributions may be given to St. Jude Midwest Affiliate, 530 N. E. Glen Oak Avenue, Peoria, IL 61637 or to the Fulton County Humane Society, 22988 Il Rt. 9, PO Box 701, Canton, IL 61520

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