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.
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
Presley and Logan Davis
Tonya and Tim Mathews
Travis and Katlyn Cooper
Jordan and Tayler 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.