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Robert Earl Whitney

Birth Date: August 10, 1968
Death Date: March 27, 2018

Robert E. Whitney, 49, of Decatur, passed away on Tuesday, March 27, 2018 at home, with his family by his side.

Robert was born on August 10, 1968 in Monticello, IL, a son of Jack and Betty (Cole) Whitney.

He enjoyed camping, fishing and hunting and was an avid Packer and Cardinal fan.

Bob worked for AAK Mechanical as a sheet metal fabricator. He was a dedicated employee who enjoyed his profession.

Surviving are his mother, Betty Whitney Underwood; brother, Jack Whitney; sisters, Judy Norem and Ginny (Bob) Tipton; sister in law, Robin Whitney; best friends, Jim and Jeanne Holmes and a host of nieces and nephews whom he adored dearly.

Bob was preceded in death by his father; two brothers, Steve and Richard “Bugg’s” and stepfather, Eunice Underwood.

The family would like to thank Dr. Velasco and Cancer Care.

A funeral to honor the life of Robert will be held at Moran & Goebel Funeral Home on Monday, April 2, 2018 at 11 AM with a visitation an hour prior, beginning at 10 AM.

The family of Robert E. Whitney is being served by Moran & Goebel Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 2801 N. Monroe Street, Decatur, IL 62526. Send condolences and share memories with the family at www.moranandgoebel.com

Video Tribute for Robert E. Whitney: https://www.tributeslides.com/tributes/show/T8LKT2LY83HPWXG7

Funeral Service
April 2, 2018
11:00 am
Moran & Goebel Funeral Home and Cremation Services
2801 N. Monroe Decatur, IL 62526
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Visitation
April 2, 2018
10:00 am
- 11:00 am
Moran & Goebel Funeral Home and Cremation Services
2801 N. Monroe Decatur, IL 62526
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  1. I met Bob through my older brother Jim. He was a funny fun loving guy and had a real talent for drawing. I’ve spend numerous times laughing over a beer with him and my brother. Bob was a really good guy. He will be dearly missed, but I’m glad he is not suffering from cancer no longer.

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