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Robert White

Robert L. White, 89, of Emden, passed away at his home on Thursday, May 19, 2022. 

 

Funeral Services for Mr. White will be held on Tuesday, May 24, 2022, at 1:00 p.m. at the Quiram-Peasley Funeral Home. Mr. Tony Billingsley will officiate. Burial will follow at Zion Cemetery in Lincoln. 

 

Visitation will be on Tuesday from 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. at the funeral home prior to the funeral. 

 

Robert Leroy White was born December 13, 1932, in Cantrell, Ill., the son of John H. and Lorena McRoberts White. He was united in marriage to Barbara Mae Lovin. 

 

He is survived by his children: Gary White, Karen S. (Larry) Vannoy, Charles G. (Carla S.) White, Jeannie Nolan, and Robert L. (Lorie) White; ten grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; three brothers: Earl (Sue) White, Jim (Sue) White, and Wayne (Sue) White. 

 

Robert was preceded in death by three sisters: Virginia Agnew, Barbara Wilkinson, and Mary Witham; and one brother: John A. White. 

 

Robert served in the United States Army. He had worked at Waskey Bridges in Baton Rouge, LA. His hobbies were fishing and working on different projects. 

 

Memorials may be made to Illinois Cancer Care in Bloomington. 

 

Final arrangements are entrusted with Quiram-Peasley Funeral Home of Atlanta. 

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