Mr. Robert Eugene Elledge, 88, of Galesburg died Monday, August 12, 2019 at Aperion North Care Center.
He was born April 30, 1931 in Lutesville, Missouri. Robert was one of 10 children belonging to Mr. Sherman and Alma (Baker) Elledge. He married Barbara Bollinger on April 2, 1949. After 63 years of marriage, she preceded him in death on June 27, 2012.
Robert is survived by his four children Robert Elledge of Texas, Graden Elledge of Illinois, Rachel Purdy of Illinois and Barbara Miller of Colorado; and three siblings Carbin Elledge of Missouri, Elinor Elledge of Illinois and Nola Braddy of Washington. Also surviving are his seven grandchildren and nine great grandchildren.
Robert worked for Burlington Truck Lines for over 20 years before retiring in Galesburg. In his spare time he enjoyed going fishing and spending time with his beloved dog, Porky.
Visitation will be held from 11:30-12:30 pm Saturday, August 17, 2019 at Hinchliff-Pearson-West Funeral Directors and Cremation Services, Galesburg Chapel. Funeral services will follow at 12:30 p.m. at the chapel. Pastor Rick Shriber will officiate. Burial will be at East Linwood Cemetery. Online Condolences may be made at www.h-p-w.com.
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