Robert E Anderson Sr. of Decatur passed away at 6:08am, Saturday July 30, 2016 at St Mary Hospital.
Funeral service will be Wednesday August 3rd at 11:00am at Tabernacle Baptist Church 650 N Wyckles Road,
Decatur, Illinois. Visitation will be Tuesday 5 – 7 pm and one hour before the service at the church. Entombment
will be in the Mary Queen of Angels Garden Mausoleum at Graceland Cemetery.
Tanzyus-Logan Funeral Service and Care is in charge of arrangements.
Bob was born in August of 1928 in Clinton, IL the son of Joe and Lucille Anderson. He married Beverly in June of
1949 in Decatur, Illinois.
Bob was raised and worked on the farm until he was twenty, then worked at Caterpillar for eleven and one half
years, drove semi-trucks for about forty years. He also worked other jobs up to two months before his death.
He was a member and attended Tabernacle Baptist Church in Decatur, Illinois.
He is survived by his wife Beverly of 67 yrs. Children – Diana Denny of Indianapolis, Indiana, Barbara (Mark) Foil
of Grove City, Ohio, Bob (Kathy) Anderson Jr of Dalton City, Illinois., Jayne (Jeff) Hanley of Monticello, Illinois.
Son-in-law,Steve Taute. fifteen grandkids and nineteen great grandkids.
He was preceded in death by his parents, 3 sisters and daughter Debra K. Taute.