JEFFERSON COUNTY ILLINOIS
OBITUARIES

Coy Robert "Bob" Andrews
      
Coy Robert "Bob" Andrews, 67 of Ocala, Fla., and formerly of Mt. Vernon, died 
12:03 pm May 31, 1993, at Monroe Regional Medical Center in Ocala, Fla.
            
Mr. Andrews was employed by State of Illinois as supervisor of grounds and 
maintenance of Mt. Vernon TB Hospital, which was later the Mt. Vernon State 
Office Building.
            
He was born Dec 17, 1925, in Grllespie, a son of Coy Walter and Mary Esther 
(Jackson) Andrews.  Feb. 1, 1947, he married Frances Lucille Tobin, who died 
Dec 17, 1959. July 17, 1963, in Mt. Vernon, he married Betty Ann Weems, who survives.
            
Services will be 1 pm Friday at Hughey Funeral Home with the Rev. Ronnie Mitchell 
officiating.  Burial will follow at Hopewell Cemetery.
            
Friends may call 5 to 8 pm Thursday at Hughey Funeral Home.
            
In addition to his wife, Mr. Andrews is survived by two sons, Robert Timothy Andrews 
and wife, Cheryl, of Lexington, Ky., and Mark Alan Andrews of Ocala, Fla.; four daughters, 
Frances Diane Goddard and husband, Gary, of Dix, Stephanie Kay Medsker and husband, Chuck, 
of Lolo, Mont., Mary Celeste Diette and Valerie Michele Martin and husband, Curtis, both of 
Mt. Vernon; 10 grandchildren; two sisters, Esther Marie Lindblad and husband, H. D., of 
Chicago and Barbara Sue Griggs and husband, Frank, of Quincy; and several nieces and nephews.
            
Mr. Andrews was a member of First Free Will Baptist Church in Mt. Vernon and also attended 
St. Mary's Catholic Church in Mt. Vernon.  He was a member of AMVETS Post No. 4 of Mt. Vernon 
and an Army veteran, serving in World War II and the Korean conflict.
            
Mr. Andrews was the chief of Mt. Vernon Police Department Auxiliary for 24 years and retired 
from that position Oct. 1, 1987.
            
In addition to his first wife, he was preceded in death by his parents.

Source: 
Date: 5-31-1993
Submitted by; Ken Richardson


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