Robert L. Lakin Sr. (1944 - 2014)

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Robert Lakin Sr.

Robert L. Lakin, Sr., 69, of Caseyville, Ill., born Saturday, Sep. 2, 1944, in East St. Louis, Ill., died Sunday, August 10, 2014, at Life Care Center, St. Louis, Mo.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Sarah and Thomas Lakin; two brothers, Stanley and Henry Lakin, and a sister, Christine Lakin.

Surviving are two sons, Robert Lakin, Jr., of Belleville, Ill., and Russell (Teresa) Lakin of Collinsville, Ill.; a daughter, Rose Root of O'Fallon, Ill.; two brothers, Joe (Etta) Lakin of Freeburg, Ill., and Leroy Lakin of Belleville, Ill.; two sisters, Mary Ann Cashiano of Chicago, Ill., and Carol Lakin of Belleville, Ill.; four grandchildren, David, George, Ashley, and Brian; and a great-grandson, David.

Memorials may be made to the family and will be received at the Herr Funeral Home, Caseyville, Ill. Condolences may be expressed to the family at:

Visitation: Friends may call from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday, August 14, 2014, at Herr Funeral Home, Caseyville, Ill.

Funeral: Funeral Services will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, August 14, 2014, at the funeral home.


HOME, Caseyville, Ill.
Funeral Home
Herr Funeral Home
501 West Main St. Collinsville, IL 62234
(618) 344-0187
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Published in Belleville News-Democrat on Aug. 13, 2014