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Robert W. Golladay Sr., 86, of Westville, passed away at 8:15 a.m. Sunday, February 11, 2018, at VA Illiana Health Care, Danville.
He was born June 19, 1931, in Ashmore, Ill., the son of John and Estella (Schwitzer) Golladay.
He was united in marriage to Ella Mae Evans in 1958. She preceded him in death.
He will be dearly missed by two daughters, Tina (Rick) Duprey and Nona (Lenny) Dills; son, Robert (Donna) Golladay Jr; sister, Maxine Barbee; grandchildren, Stacy (Joe) Woods, Lonnie Estes Jr., Joshua Baldwin, Jon Baldwin, Bobby Golladay Jr., Amy (Micky) Young and Alex (Brittney) Golladay; and several great-grandchildren. Robert was preceded in death by parents; one granddaughter, Kristy Etchison; two sisters, Emaline and Rose; one brother, Dale.
Robert was proud to be a front-line medic in the United States Army. He enjoyed fishing, hunting and walking in his youth. He loved spending time with his children and grandchildren.
A celebration of Robert's life will be at 10 a.m. Friday, February 16, at Sunset-Urbas Chapel, 414 S. State St., Westville. Visitation will be 5-7 p.m. Thursday, February 15, at the funeral home. He will be laid to rest in Danville National Cemetery.
Please join his family in sharing memories, photos and videos of his life through his Tribute Wall at www.sunsetfuneralhome.com
Published on February 12, 2018
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