Robert L. Andrews was born in Burlington, Iowa to Robert E. and Edith (Griffith) Andrews on February 22, 1944. He lived in Abingdon, Illinois and graduated from Abingdon High School in 1962. He worked for Galesburg Malleable and Iowa Malleable as accountant and purchasing agent for several years. Later he became a Realtor and was co-owner of Countryside Realtors in Galesburg, Illinois. Bob loved meeting and helping families find the home of their dreams.
Robert is survived by his wife of 53 years, Sherry (Largent) Andrews; two sons, Robert D. Andrews of the state of Ohio and Chad K. (and Kristen) Andrews of Abingdon, Illinois; four grandchildren, Jacob, Megan, Justin and Josh. Bob also loved his “older” brother, Craig (and Joann) Andrews of Galesburg.
Cremation will be accorded. To celebrate his life, visitation will be held from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday, November 13, 2018 at the Hinchliff-Pearson-West Funeral Directors and Cremation Services Galesburg Chapel follow by his memorial service at 7 p.m. with Joe Townsell officiating.
Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association or to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Online condolences may be made at www.h-p-w.com.
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