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Robert W “Bobby” Conant

  • Birth 3 Dec 1948 Decatur, Macon County, Illinois, USA
  • Death 8 Dec 2002 Decatur, Macon County, Illinois, USA
  • Burial Decatur, Macon County, Illinois, USA
  • Memorial ID 93441607

DECATUR - Robert W. Conant, 54, of Decatur died 7:20 p.m. Sunday (Dec. 8, 2002) in Decatur Memorial Hospital.

Services will be 1 p.m. Thursday in Gospel Chapel Church. There will be no visitation. Burial will be in Fairlawn Cemetery with m ilitary rites by the Macon County Honor Guard. Graceland/ Fairlawn Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Robert was born Dec. 3, 1948, in Decatur, the son of Robert L. Conant and Gladys Leibengood Heil. He was a Navy veteran, serving in the Vietnam War. He was a member of Gospel Chapel Church, Arbor Day Society and Smithsonian Institute.

Surviving are his children, Leslie Strohl and husband George; Angela Talazac and husband Walter; Bryan Kirby; Kathy Botzum, all of Decatur; Kimberly Skundberg and husband Adam of Mount Zion; mother, Gladys Heil of Decatur; brothers, Dennis Heil and wife Debbie; David Heil; Michael Heil and wife Tracy, all of Decatur; sister, Cindy Hunter and husband Mike of Macon; five grandchildren; several nieces and nephews and many dear friends.

He was preceded in death by his father; stepfather, Robert F. Heil and nephew, Matthew Cox

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  • Created by: Vicki Parks
  • Added: 11 Jul 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 93441607
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Robert W “Bobby” Conant (3 Dec 1948–8 Dec 2002), Find A Grave Memorial no. 93441607, citing Fairlawn Cemetery, Decatur, Macon County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Vicki Parks (contributor 47716793) .