Peoria – Robert “Bob” Louis Waugh, 80, of Peoria, passed away at 8:06 AM on Saturday, January 30, 2016 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center. He was born on July 28, 1935 in Ray, IL to Louis and Eula (Davis) Waugh. He married Phyllis Mae Derry on July 17, 1958 in Fulton County, she preceded him in death on December 13, 1991.
Also preceding him in death are his parents; one grandson, Christopher Waugh; and two brothers.
Surviving are four children, Sally Jo Waugh-Nussbaum of Bloomington, Robert A (Debra) Waugh of El Paso; Dianna Waugh-Woitas of Nashville, TN, and Frederick E. Waugh of Morton; 14 grandchildren; 38 great-grandchildren; long time companion Joanne Defreitas and her son John Defreitas.
Robert worked as a meat cutter at various stores and retired from Kroger’s. Robert was of the Baptist Faith. He was a member of the Odd Fellows in Lewistown. He loved playing pool and was an avid softball fan and Chicago Cubs fan. Robert was a loving father and grandfather.
Services will be at 12 PM noon on Wednesday, February 3, 2016 at Endsley-Sedgwick Funeral Home in Bartonville, IL where a visitation will be from 10-12 PM. Committal services will be at 2:15 PM at Park Hill Cemetery in Bloomington, IL, . Memorials can be made to Sister’s of St. Francis. To view Robert’s DVD or to make online condolences you may go to www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com
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