*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
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
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