Robert J. Palley

Farmington– Robert J. Palley, 92, of Farmington, passed away at 4:10 AM on Sunday, March 11, 2018, at Heartland Health Care in Canton. He was born on August 27, 1925, to Elizabeth (Maserati) Palley. He married Pat Porter. She preceded him in death in April 1979.

Robert was also preceded in death by his parents and two brothers.

He is survived by one daughter, Leigh Anne Taylor of Canton; three grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

Robert worked in the office at Caterpillar. He was a member of the Farmington Moose Lodge and the American Legion. Robert was a die-hard Chicago Cubs fan, and enjoyed bingo and golf.

Robert served in the United States Army during the Korean War and World War II.

Private graveside services will be held Saturday, March 17, 2018 at Oakridge Cemetery in Farmington, IL. Memorials can be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital. To make online condolences you may go to

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