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Sutton Memorial Home
Sunday July 15th, 2018
3:00pm - 7:00pm

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Robert "Bob" L. Brockelsby

Robert L. “Bob” Brockelsby, 66 of Taylorville passed away on Wednesday, July 11, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. at his home in rural Taylorville. He was born on February 3, 1952 in Springfield, IL the son of Carl and Norma (Nave) Brockelsby. He married Hattie Mae Reed on December 21, 1991 in Edinburg, IL. He enjoyed working as a farmer and field tileing for Carl Michel, he loved gardening and having coffee with his friends. He also enjoyed family get togethers and he loved food. Bob was a member of Moose Lodge #1516, and he had years of service on the Edinburg Park Board.

He is survived by his wife: Hattie Brockelsby of Taylorville, IL; Son: Aaron Robert Brockelsby of Taylorville, IL; Daughters: Shelly (Joe) Wade, Kelly (Steven) Brown, and Heather (Eric) Adams all of Taylorville, IL; Grandchildren: BreAnna and Mikel Adams of Taylorville; six step-Grandchildren, seven step great-grandchildren; brother Lee (Karen) Brockelsby of Edinburg, IL; sisters: Cathy Padget of Rochester, IL, Sue (Ralph) Mateer of Blue Mound, IL; seven nieces and nephews, eight great nieces and nephews and several cousins He was preceded in death by his Parents, Brother Daniel Brockelsby and Brother-in-Law: Donald Padget.

Visitation will be held on Sunday, July 15, 2018 from 3:00-7:00 p.m. at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville. Funeral service will be held on Monday July 16, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville with Sr. Rose McKeown officiating. Burial will be held at Edinburg Cemetery Edinburg, IL.

Memorials may be made to Memorial Home Services Hospice 720 N. Bond St. Springfield, IL 62702

Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville is assisting the family with arrangements.

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I would like all of you in Bob's family to know I am praying for your heart's to be healed and God's peace to comfort you all .
I am also thanking God for Bob and praising him as he welcomes Bob in to Heven !

Kenny Copenbarger Jul 16 2018 12:00 AM

So sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you at this sad time.

Carolyn Roberts Jul 15 2018 12:00 AM

Sorry for the loss of your loved one. God bless you all.

JUDY and David Hill Jul 15 2018 12:00 AM

Dear Hattie and Family--I was very sorry to read of Bob's passing. Be strong in the knowledge that he is no longer suffering.
Patsy Barry

Patricia Barry Jul 15 2018 12:00 AM


Expression of Sympathy Jul 15 2018 12:00 AM

Our deepest condolences to you and your family. We will keep everyone in our prayers.

Nick and Chris Velten Jul 15 2018 12:00 AM

Deepest sympathy to you and your family Ron and I are sorry for your loss

Janet and Ron Cisco Jul 15 2018 12:00 AM

Hattie our deepest condolences, I will miss him!

John myers Jul 15 2018 12:00 AM

So sorry for the loss of Bob. He was a good, kind man. Prayers for the family.
Sincerely, Jeannie Rhodes

Jeannie Rhodes Jul 14 2018 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Robert "Bob" Brockelsby

Alta Himstedt Jul 14 2018 12:00 AM

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