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Robert Butler

August 28, 1948 March 12, 2022
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PEORIA ~ Robert W. “Bob” Butler, 73, of Peoria, passed away at 9:10 p.m. Saturday, March 12, 2022 at his residence.

He was born August 28, 1948 in Peoria to Scantland and Phyllis (Johnston) Butler.

Bob graduated from Bergan High School and Southern Illinois University.

Bob had worked as a power trucker for Caterpillar, Inc. in Peoria.

He was a prolific artist, a member of Ducks Unlimited and of the Mid-Illinois Corvette Club.

He is survived by his brother, Michael S. (Elsa) Butler of Pekin and his sister, Janice Berry of Monument, Colorado. He also leaves behind many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers, Jim and Greg Butler and one sister, Jackie (Tom) Norwood.

His memorial service will be at 1 p.m. Sunday, March 27, 2022 at Wright & Salmon Mortuary in Peoria. Father Michael Andrejek will officiate. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service. Burial will be in Resurrection Cemetery in Peoria at a later date.

Memorial contributions may be given to Tazewell Animal Protective Society (TAPS) at 100 Taps Ln. Pekin, IL 61554

To express condolences online, visit www.wrightandsalmon.com

Previous Events

Visitation

Sunday

27

Mar

12:00 PM 3/27/2022 12:00:00 PM - 1:00 PM 3/27/2022 1:00:00 PM
Wright & Salmon Mortuary

2416 N North St
Peoria, IL 61604

Wright & Salmon Mortuary
2416 N North St Peoria 61604 IL
United States

Funeral Service

Sunday

27

Mar

1:00 PM 3/27/2022 1:00:00 PM
Wright & Salmon Mortuary

2416 N North St
Peoria, IL 61604

Wright & Salmon Mortuary
2416 N North St Peoria 61604 IL
United States

Graveside

Monday

28

Mar

11:00 AM 3/28/2022 11:00:00 AM
Wright & Salmon Mortuary

2416 N North St
Peoria, IL 61604

Wright & Salmon Mortuary
2416 N North St Peoria 61604 IL
United States
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