Robert ‘Bob’ Dillow

Robert ‘Bob’ Dillow

Robert “Bob” Dillow, 81, of Anna, died Friday, Nov. 27, 2020, at St. Louis University Medical Center. 

He was born on Aug. 6, 1939, in Union County, the son of Sescel and Opal Treece Dillow. 

He married Dorothy Hazel on Aug. 22, 1958, in Ware.

He is survived by his wife, Dorothy of Anna; his sons, Robert (Johnna) Dillow Jr. of Titusville, Fla., and Kevin (Tracy) Dillow of Melbourne, Fla.; grandchildren Joni (Travis) Geske, Jacob Dillow, Gini Marks, Sarah (Landon) Combs and Beth Otto; great-grandchildren Sabrina Geske and Charlie Combs; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. 

He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Edward ‘Bud” Dillow; a sister, Anita Bunch; an infant sister; one grandchild and one great-grandchild.

He served in the U.S. Army. He loved to play golf and was a member of the Union County Country Club.

Graveside funeral services for Robert “Bob” Dillow were held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 2, at the Anna Cemetery, with Bill Littrell officiating. 

Interment followed, with military honors provided by Carroll P. Foster Post No. 3455 of the VFW in Anna and the Illinois Army National Guard funeral honor team. 

Memorials can be made to the activity fund at the Illinois Veterans Home in Anna.

To view the obituary and to leave online condolences for the family, visit 

Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Anna was in charge of arrangements.

The Gazette-Democrat

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