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Robert L. Goss

June 9, 1941 — June 30, 2020

Robert L. Goss, age 79, passed away on Tuesday, June 30, 2020 at 10:18 p.m. at Heartland Regional Medical Center in Marion.

Robert was born on June 9, 1941 in Rock Falls, IL a son of Harold and Lorna (Harrington) Goss.  He married Diana Sue Sigler on December 10, 1983 in the Gulf of Mexico and she preceded him in death on November 29, 2017.

Robert was a very proud veteran of the U.S. Air Force having served during Vietnam.  He worked as a machinist for Kysor in Byron, Illinois before moving to Florida.  Robert was of the Methodist Faith, a member of the American Legion in Marion, was an avid golfer and a die-hard Chicago Cubs and Chicago Bears fan.  He loved working in the yard and spending time with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Survivors include:

His Children:
Connie Lee Hendrickson and husband Terry, of Marion

Laverne F. Throgmorton, Jr. and wife Tammy, of Pinellas Park, Florida

Danny Ray Throgmorton and wife Lea, of Starkville, Mississippi

Steve Locke of Goreville

Kelsey M. Throgmorton

Chance Throgmorton

Presley and Logan Davis

Tonya and Tim Mathews

Christina Jodon

Jessica Iravaia

Travis and Katlyn Cooper

Jordan and Tayler Hendrickson

Josh Hendrickson

13 great grandchildren

Numerous other relatives and many friends

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Diana; and brother, Tom Goss.

A memorial service will be held at Blue Funeral Home in Marion on Sunday, July 5, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. 

Visitation will be on Sunday from 1:00 p.m. until the time of service at the funeral home.

Due to health concerns related to the COVID-19 virus, those attending the funeral service and visitation are asked to follow social distancing guidelines and the wearing of masks is encouraged.

Memorials may be made to AmVets and will be accepted at the funeral home.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Robert L. Goss, please visit our flower store.

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Thursday, May 7, 2020

Starts at 2:00 pm (Central time)

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