CHILLICOTHE - Robert "Bob" E. Livingston, 82, died on Monday, June 30, 2014, in his home in Chillicothe.
He was born to Henry and Elizabeth (Pitsh) Livingston on May 24, 1932, in Peoria and married Annamarie (Downing) Livingston in Peoria in 1986.
Bob is survived by his wife, Annamarie Livingston of Chillicothe; two sons, Doug (Judy) Livingston of Terra Haute, Ind., and Daniel Livingston of Peoria; two daughters, Diane (Gary) Girardi of Spring Bay and Robin Bradley of Jacksonville, Fla.; one brother, Donald (Judy) Livingston of Glasford; and two sisters, Marian Reiser of Peoria and Sally Farrell of Overland Park, Kan. He is also survived by seven grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a daughter, Debra Jo Buff; and one brother, Henry "Bud" Livingston.
Bob was the proud owner of Two Brothers Tap in the 1970s and early 1980s, and enjoyed running it with his brother, Bud. He and his brother, Don, also ran a gas station on the corner of Forrest Hill and Knoxville in Peoria. Bob spent many years working for S&K Chevrolet as a car salesman.
He also loved boating and fishing on the Illinois River.
Cremation rites will be accorded and the family will honor Bob with a celebration of life.
Memorials in honor of Bob may be sent to
, located at 606 W. Glen Ave., Peoria, IL 61614.
Bob's memorial website may be viewed at www.hurdfamilyfunerals.com.