Robert L. "Bob" Plouviez, Sr.
SPRINGFIELD - Robert L. "Bob" Plouviez, Sr., 75, of Springfield, died at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, April 27, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
Bob was born December 21, 1937, in Taylorville, IL, the son of Zephyr and Helen Vecchie Plouviez, Jr. He married Marjorie Ellen Thom dela Montanya on July 19, 1985, in Springfield, IL.
Bob graduated from Sacred Heart Grade School and Feitshans High School. He enlisted in the United States Navy directly from high school. Upon returning from the Navy, he worked for Pepsi Cola Co. He worked as an independent contractor and served as President of the Home Builders Assoc. in the early 70's, ending his working career at Illinois Department of Revenue. He was a member of Knox Presbyterian Church, the National Rifle Association and the Abraham Lincoln Gun Club. Bob enjoyed hunting, camping, fishing, woodworking, watching Westerns and the History Channel, and above all he loved his family and extended family.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
He is survived by his wife, Margie of Springield; two children, Laura Ann (Carleton) Singleton of Arlington, TX and Robert Louis Plouviez, Jr., of Spokane, MO; two stepsons, Mark (Alma) dela Montanya of Osage Beach, MO and Robert dela Montanya of Springfield; nine grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; sister, Diana (Edmund) Skube, Sr., of Springfield; and his beloved dog, Louie.
Visitation: Family will receive friends from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 30, 2013, at Kirlin-Egan & Butler Funeral Home, 900 S. 6th St., Springfield.
Funeral Ceremony: 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday, May 1, 2013, at Kirlin-Egan & Butler Funeral Home with Rev. Kathy A. Swaar officiating. Burial will follow at Camp Butler National Cemetery with military honors.
Memorials may be made to Knox Presbyterian Church, 1401 E. Cottonwood, Springfield, IL 62703.
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