Robert J. "Bob" Fill

December 12, 1927 - May 3, 2016
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Robert J. “Bob” Fill, 88, formerly of Rockford died peacefully Tuesday morning, May 3, 2016 in Loganville, GA.  Born December 12, 1927 in Denver, Colorado, the son of Lester C. and Evelyn (Jarvis) Fill.  Bob attended Belvidere, Illinois High School, and graduated with the class of 1946.  He served in the U.S. Army during World War II, and later attended Bradley University in Peoria, Illinois.  On January 19, 1957 he married Carla M. Ohman in Trinity Lutheran Church in Rockford, Illinois.  He retired from Eagle Foods in 1989 after a long career as a grocery store manager.

Bob was a member of Brooke Road united Methodist Church in Rockford, where he served as Head Usher, and member of the Trustees Committee, Staff Parish Committee, Historical Committee and the Christmas Crew.  He was a life member of the Oregon V.F.W., former member of the Methodist Mixed Bowling League, and former Boy Scout leader and Unit Commissioner.  Bob was an avid golfer and fisherman and crafter of fishing lures.

He is survived by his daughter and daughter in-law, Julie A. Arms Meeks and Vanessa C. Meeks of Atlanta, GA; son, James R. Fill of Rockford, IL; granddaughter, Morgan J. East of Long Beach, CA; and extended family members.  Bob is predeceased by his parents and his wife, Carla.

Visitation at 11:00 a.m., service at noon on Thursday, June 2, 2016 at Anderson Funeral and Cremation Services, 218 W. Hurlbut Avenue, Belvidere, IL with Rev. Carole Hoke and Rev. Lauren Padgett officiating, followed by interment in Belvidere Cemetery, Belvidere, IL  To light a candle or to share a memory, please visit www.AndersonFCS.com

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Visitation Information

Date: Thursday, June 2, 2016

Time: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Pending with Anderson Funeral and cremation Services: Buck-Wheeler-Hyland Chapel

Address:

218 W. Hurlbut, Belvidere, IL, 61008

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Visitation at 11:00 a.m. to Noon, June 2, 2016 at Anderson Funeral and Cremation Services, 218 W. Hurlbut Avenue, Belvidere, IL.


Service Information

Date: Thursday, June 2, 2016

Time: 12:00 pm -

Pending with Anderson Funeral and cremation Services: Buck-Wheeler-Hyland Chapel

Address:

218 W. Hurlbut, Belvidere, IL, 61008

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Service at noon on Thursday, June 2, 2016 at Anderson Funeral and Cremation Services, 218 W. Hurlbut Avenue, Belvidere, IL with Rev. Carole Hoke and Rev. Lauren Padgett officiating.


Cemetery Information

Date: Thursday, June 2, 2016

Belvidere Cemetery

Address:

1121 N Main St., Belvidere, IL, 61008

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Interment will be in Belvidere Cemetery.


 

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Born: December 12, 1927
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Carol Ohman posted on 5/26/16

So sorry for your loss. I remember Bob as a good person and always ready with a big smile and Hello. My heartfelt thoughts and condolences to all the family.

 

Indira posted on 5/26/16

I am so sorry for your loss. Your father was funny, clever, and intelligent. I am honored that I had the chance to know him. My heartfelt condolences go out to you and your family.

 

Kay Ralston Walters posted on 5/26/16

Sincere sympathy to the whole family. Bob was best man at our wedding in 1956...Jack Walters and Kay Ralston. We spent lots of great times with your folks. They were both good friends. Prayers...

 

Joy and Ron Cagle posted on 6/1/16

I did not know him personally but I know his wonderful daughter Julie. Thinking of you and your family.

 

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