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Robert L. “Bob” Asbury, age
83, of Gilson, Illinois, died at 5:22 A.M. on Tuesday, April 9, 2019
at his home in Gilson, surrounded by his family.
He was born on September 18, 1935
in Williamsfield, Illinois, the son of Ira and Millie Asbury. Bob
proudly served his country in the United States Airforce as a plane
mechanic. On July 17, 1965, he married Linda Mae Robertson.
Left to cherish his memory is his
wife, Linda M. Asbury of Gilson; their three children: Debbie (and
Shan Henley) Asbury of Galesburg, Illinois, Kim (and Harry) Truitt of
Franktown, Colorado, Bobby (and Bonnie) Asbury of Galesburg; three
grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild;
and one brother, Wayne (and Mae) Asbury of Knoxville, Illinois.
He was preceded in death by his
parents; and one brother, Tom Asbury.
Bob owned and operated Asbury
Concrete Construction and AEH Construction, both of Galesburg, where
he worked as a cement contractor. He enjoyed collecting antiques and
going to auctions.
Visitation will be held on
Thursday, April 11, 2019 from 5:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. at the
Hurd-Hendricks Funeral Home & Crematory in Knoxville. Funeral
services will be held on Friday, April 12, 2019 at 11:00 A.M. at the
Hurd-Hendricks Funeral Home & Crematory in Knoxville. Rev.
Jordan Knight will be officiating. Interment will be at the Red Oak
Cemetery in Cambridge, Illinois. Memorial contributions may be made
to Hospice Compassus. On-line condolences and expressions of
sympathy may be made through www.hurd-hendricksfuneralhome.com.