Robert C. Weist

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Robert "Bob" Weist, 84, of Danville, passed away at 9:55 p.m. Saturday, August 17, 2019, at Hawthorne Inn in Danville.
Mr. Weist was born August 18, 1934, in Princeton, Ind., the son of Clayton and Mary Weist.
He married Nancy Ann Taylor on July 11, 1959, in Racine, Wis.
He is survived by his wife, Nancy; son, Timothy (Jano Jo); sister, Sharon Ann (David) Grayson, Vincennes, Ind.; son, Andrew (Angie) Grayson, Evansville, Ind.; grandson, Brenden Shrode; granddaughter, Elliana; daughter, Kathryn (Todd) Wilhelm, Indianapolis; two granddaughters, Eva and Adeline.
Mr. Weist graduated from Wabash College in 1957 and Indiana State University in 1960. He also attended graduate school at Illinois State University and the University of Illinois. He was a teacher, coach, counselor and administrator in Illinois schools and retired in 1994.
An active member of Kickapoo Karvers, he enjoyed woodcarving, as well as fishing travel and reading.
Please omit any flower remembrances. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Weist New Book Memorial Fund at the Danville Public Library, or the charity of your choice.
Sunset Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Danville, 3940 N. Vermilion St., Danville, IL 61834, is handling the arrangements. There will be no local observances. Graveside services and burial will be at 10 a.m. CDT Tuesday, Aug. 20, in Columbia Church Cemetery, Princeton, Ind.
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Published on August 19, 2019
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