Robert “Bob” L. Bilbrey 1930-2020

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Visitation With Family and Friends

Wednesday, March 11, 2020

Visit with family from 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM

Dalton City United Methodist Church

200 East Freeland Street

Dalton City, Illinois  61925

Graveside Service and Burial

Point Pleasant Cemetery

Long Creek, Illinois

Robert LeRoy “Bob” Bilbrey, 89 of Decatur died at 1:01 am Saturday, March 7, 2020 in Eastview Terrace Nursing Home, Sullivan, IL.

A visitation will be held Wednesday, March 11, 2020 from 11:30 – 1:30 at Dalton City United Methodist Church (200 E. Freeland Street Dalton City, IL.). Graveside service will follow at Point Pleasant Cemetery in Long Creek at 2:00 pm. Military Rites will be provided by the Navy and Macon County Honor Guard. Tanzyus-Logan Funeral Service and Care is in charge of the arrangements.

Bob was born in May of 1930 in Boone, Iowa son of Leroy and Venita  Bilbrey. He served in the U.S. Navy for ten years during the Korean Conflict. Bob worked for PPG, retiring in 1990 after thirty-one years of service. He married Nancy Lorene in November of 1953 in Dalton City, IL.

Surviving are his wife, Nancy Lorene Bilbrey, daughter, Nancy (Jim) Rickey, sons, Bob (Zita) Bilbrey, Joe Bilbrey, daughter, Tuesday Bilbrey, grandchildren, Mandy Bilbrey, Krystal (Neil) Seeley, Jackie Hayes, Julie (Ben) Bilbrey-Smeltzer, Melanie (Ethan) Snively, Sam Bilbrey great grandchildren, Braden Bilbrey, Zahki Hayes, Cole Seeley, Noah Hayes, Cade Seeley, Jackson Hayes, Zendaya Hayes, Tate Bilbrey, brothers Larry Bilbrey of Mt. Zion and Fred Bilbrey of Idaho.

He was preceded in death by his parents, four sisters and three brothers.

The family would like to thank the staff of Eastview Terrace and the Sarah Bush Lincoln Land Hospice.

Please sign the family guestbook below.

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