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Robert A Summers

Birth Date: July 14, 1929
Death Date: December 30, 2017

Robert A. Summers, 88, of Decatur, IL died 12/30/17 at Memorial Hospital of Carbondale in Carbondale, IL.

Funeral services will be held 1:00 PM Saturday, 01/06/18 at Graceland Fairlawn Funeral Home, 2091 N. Oakland Av., Decatur, IL 62526. Visitation will be held one hour prior to services at the funeral home. Burial will be at Graceland Cemetery.

Robert was born July 14, 1929 in Mt. Vernon, IL, the son of Herman L. and Ethel M. Summers.

Robert was employed by Caterpillar Tractor Company and served as a Quality Control Analyst and past president of UAW while serving. He was a member of the Loyal Order of the Moose and served as a past president.

During his leisure, Robert enjoyed golfing.

Surviving are his daughter, Sherry Gann of Carterville, IL; sister, Barbara Bryant of Canton, OH; brother, Donald Summers and his wife Eileen of Mt. Vernon, IL; grandchildren, Justin Gann, Angela Congiardo; great-grandchildren, Sydne Congiardo, Mia Congiardo and Lucy Delaney.

The Graceland Fairlawn Funeral Home has been entrusted with the care of Robert.

Condolences may be left to Roberts family at

Funeral Service
January 3, 2018
1:00 pm
Graceland / Fairlawn Funeral Home
2091 N. Oakland Avenue Decatur, IL 62526
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January 6, 2018
12:00 pm
- 1:00 pm
Graceland/Fairlawn Funeral Home
2091 N. Oakland Ave. Decatur, IL 62526
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