Robert Allen “Bob” Searl, 59 of Decatur died at 9:42 am in Symphony of Decatur.
A visitation and memorial service celebrating Bob’s life will be held at St. Pauls Lutheran
Church on Thursday November 3, 2016. Visitation will begin at 3:30 pm followed by the
service at 5:00 pm. Pastor Wray Offermann will officiate. Memorials in lieu of flowers
may be made to the family C/O Bobbi Jo McCoy. The family request casual attire.
Tanzyus-Logan Funeral Service and Care is assisting the arrangements.
Bob was born in June of 1957 in Germany son of Chester and Betty Searl. He graduated
from Eisenhower High School and attended Richland Community College. Bob enjoyed
working for Mason Manufacturing where he liked his co-workers and his boss. He was
an avid Cubs fan, as well as the Bears, Bulls and the Illini. He enjoyed fishing and garage
Surviving are his daughter, Bobbi Jo (Jason) McCoy of Decatur, IL., sisters, Linda
Babcock of Decatur, IL., Sharon Searl of Urbana, IL., brother, Charles (Sherrie) Searl of
Springfield, MO., grandson Corbyn McCoy, nieces, nephews aunts and uncles, former
wife and friend, Jan Searl.
He was preceded by his parents, grandparents and sister Evelyn.
The family wishes to thank Symphony of Decatur 3rd floor staff, and Mason
Manufacturing for their kindness and care for Bob.
Bob was a good father, brother, uncle and friend and he will be deeply missed. “Go
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