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Mr. Robert W. (Kidder) Nott

September 7, 1947 ~ February 21, 2020 (age 72)

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Mr. Robert W. (Kidder) Nott, 72 of rural Abingdon passed away Friday morning, February 21, 2020. 

He was born September 7, 1947 in Monmouth, the son of “Skeet” Harold and Dorothy (Poland) Nott and Robert Kidder.  He married Virginia Moon on October 2, 1971 at the Abingdon Christian Church.

Bob is survived by his loving wife of 48 years, Virginia; one daughter, Jennifer (and Richard) Pugh of Quincy; seven grandchildren, Matthew, Hannah, Jaydyn, Moriah, Gabrielle, Andrew and Michael; and two sisters, Paula (and Garth) Pearson of Yates City and Leonora (and Don) Hand Texas; and a stepsister, Peggy Cewell of Galesburg.

He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Richard Nott.

Bob graduated from Abingdon High School in 1965.  He served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War.  He worked at Butler Manufacturing in Galesburg for over 30 years.  His hobbies included deer hunting and turkey hunting, doing genealogy research and spending time with his family and grandchildren.  In his younger years he enjoyed playing slow pitch softball.

Cremation was accorded.  His celebration of life scheduled for Saturday, March 28, 2020 at the Abingdon American Legion has been canceled and will be rescheduled at a later date.  Private Inurnment of his ashes will be at the Meridian Cemetery also at a later date.   Hinchliff-Pearson-West Funeral Directors and Cremation Services Abingdon Chapel is in charge of arrangements.  

Memorials may be made to Feed My Lambs in care of the Abingdon Christian Church, 409 S. Main St., Abingdon, IL 61410.  Online condolences may be made at

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