Robert B DaviesSeptember 20, 1928 ~ June 20, 2017 (age 88)
Robert “Bob” Brandon Davies, 88, of Streator passed away at 11:45 PM Tuesday (June 20, 2017) at his residence.
Private services will be held at a later date. Robert chose to donate his body to science. Interment will be in Hillcrest Memorial Park at a later date.
The Hagi & Baker Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
He was born September 20, 1928 in Streator to Alvia & Edith (Stringer) Davies. He married the former Mary Ellen Hyduk on February 14, 1953 in Streator. She preceded him in death.
He is survived by a son: Douglas (Linda) Davies of Elmhurst; a daughter, Cynthia (Gary) Corless of Lake Mary, FL; 5 grandchildren and one great granddaughter.
He was preceded in death by his wife, a son, Brandon Robert Davies; a sister Dorothy Abernathy and a brother, Alvia H. “Jupe” Davies.
He graduated from Streator Township High School and attended Bradley University.
He served in the United States Navy during World War II.
He retired from Northern Petrol Chemical in Morris as a guard and an E.M.T.
He was a member of Holy Trinity Lutheran Church. Bob lived for his family and enjoyed golf, traveling where he recently visited the Great Wall. He skydived from a plane on his 88th birthday. He was a blood donor.
Memorials may be directed to Holy Trinity Lutheran Church.
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