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Robert Wayne Tisdale, Jr.

April 12, 1961 — May 8, 2021

Robert Wayne Tisdale, Jr, age 60, of Benton, passed away at his home on Saturday, May 8, 2021.

Robert was born in Sikeston, Missouri on April 12, 1961, the son of Birdie May “Sue” (Ratliff) and the late Robert Wayne Tisdale, Sr.

Robert had graduated from Sikeston High School in 1981.  He had worked at Benton Wal-Mart for the past 23 years.

Survivors include his fiancé- Judith Wallace of Benton

Mother- Birdie May “Sue” Tisdale of Sikeston, Missouri

Daughter- Shaylyn and Greg Mays of Centralia

Daughter- Renae (Terrel) Evans of Benton

Son- Michael Sanders of Benton

Six Grandchildren

One Great Grandchild

Brother- Donald L. Tisdale of Morley, Missouri

Brother- Steven R. Tisdale of Dexter, Missouri

Three nephews- Donald Tisdale, Jr.

     Blake Tisdale

     Keagen Hale

Niece- Ariel Booton

Ten Grand Nieces and Nephews

He was preceded in death by his father and his sister- Tina J. Tisdale-Booton.

Funeral services will be held at 1pm on Saturday, May 15, 2021 at Blue Funeral Home in Marion with Deacon Archie Bowers officiating. Burial will follow at Masonic and Oddfellows Cemetery in Benton. A time of visitation will be held from 11-1pm on Saturday at Blue Funeral Home in Marion.

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Service Schedule

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Saturday, May 15, 2021

Starts at 1:00 pm (Central time)

Blue Funeral Home (Marion)

1704 N Court St, Marion, IL 62959

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