Robert Anderson

Apr 2nd, 1936 - Aug 31st, 2021

Service:

Busby Cemetery

Wed, Sep. 8th, 2021 11am

Robert Anderson

Robert Anderson, 85, passed away on Tuesday, August 31, 2021 at Herrin Hospital.

Robert was born in Union County on April 2, 1936 to Audrey Sherman and Dorothy Ann (Wheaton) Anderson.  He married Peggy Owens on October 7, 1988.  Robert served in the U.S. Air Force and worked as an electrician.  He was a member of Busby Chapel.

Survivors include:

Wife-Peggy Anderson

Daughter-Tracy Kiger and husband Mark

Daughter-Angie Crosby and husband Mark

Son-Mike Anderson and wife Sharon

Sister-Sue Barnett and husband Glenn

Sister-Sherma Cain and husband Orley

Step brother-Gary Angelly and wife Christine

Step sister-Sue Borman

Bonus Children:

Linda Burlison and fiancé Terry

Cindy Wheaton and fiancé Ronnie

Larry Vaughn and wife Kim

Dennis Vaughn

Several grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews

He was preceded in death by his parents.

A graveside service will be held on Wednesday, September 8, 2021 at 11am at Busby Cemetery in Goreville with Pastor Darren Clark officiating.  Family and friends are asked to meet at the cemetery.  Blue Funeral Home in Goreville is assisting the family with arrangements.

Memorials may be made to Busby Chapel in Goreville and will be accepted at the funeral home.

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7 Guestbook Messages

  • Guest: Mike and Laura Hood

    From: Goreville, Illinois

    Date: September 2, 2021

    We are so saddened to hear of Bob’s passing. Peggy and family, please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers. Bob was a great neighbor and will be missed.

  • Guest: Denise Peas

    From: Marion, Illinois

    Date: September 3, 2021

    He was a really nice guy. He used to come in where I worked and was always nice and very friendly.

  • Guest: cindy wheaton

    From: Goreville , Illinois

    Date: September 7, 2021

    My heart is broken

  • Guest: Loretta Barnett

    From: O'Fallon, Missouri

    Date: September 8, 2021

    I am so sorry to read of Uncle Bob’s passing. He was a wonderful man and greatly loved by his nephew Kevin and I. Lifting his family in Prayer.

  • Guest: Loretta Barnett

    From: O'Fallon, Missouri

    Date: September 8, 2021

    I am so sorry to read of Uncle Bob’s passing. He was a wonderful man and greatly loved by his nephew Kevin and I. Lifting his family in Prayer.

  • Guest: Loretta Barnett

    From: O'Fallon, Missouri

    Date: September 8, 2021

    I am so sorry to read of Uncle Bob’s passing. He was a wonderful man and was greatly loved by his nephew Kevin and I. Lifting his family in Prayer.

  • Guest: Jessica Wheatley

    From: Herrin, Illinois

    Date: September 9, 2021

    Peggy and family so sorry to hear about Bob you dill be in our thoughts and prayers!