JEFFERSON COUNTY IL 
OBITUARIES
BOBBIE SAILOR
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*WASHINGTON* - Bobbie Sailor, 78, of Washington, Ill., died at 8:55 a.m. 
Saturday, Nov. 21, 2009, at his home.

Born on Feb. 15, 1931, in Mt. Vernon, Ill., to Allen and Ruth Staggs 
Sailor, he married Treva Coil on Oct. 29, 1950, in Keenes, Ill. She 
survives.

Also surviving are four daughters, Dianna (Michael) Grebner and Connie 
Sailor, both of Washington, Ill., Debra (Dan) Wilson of Keller, Texas, 
and Linda Sailor of Springfield, Ill.; three sisters, Aldene Johnson of 
Edmond, Okla., Betty Payne of Wayne City, Ill., and Brenda Howard of 
Washington, Ill.; eight grandchildren; four stepgrandchildren; six 
great-grandchildren; 13 stepgreat-grandchildren; and one 
great-great-granddaughter.

Bobbie was a tool and die maker at Caterpillar Tractor Co., where he 
retired in 1981 after 32 years of service. After retirement, he worked 
as a tour guide for Caterpillar Tractor Co.

He enjoyed camping, fishing and gardening.

Services for Bobbie will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2009, at Deiters 
Funeral Home & Crematory in Washington, where visitation will be one 
hour prior to services at the funeral home. The Rev. Evan Williams will 
officiate. Burial will be in Spring Bay Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children's Hospital, Sunnyland 
Christian Church or OSF Hospice.

Bobbie's memorial Web site is available at www.deitersfuneralhome.com 
where condolences may also be sent to the family.


Source: Journal Star of Peoria, Il
Date: Nov. 23, 2009
Submitted by: Susan Armstrong

 

 

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