Robert Wayne "Bob" Laws

Robert Wayne "Bob" Laws, 59, of Quincy, died Sunday (April 14, 2013) in his home.

He was born Feb. 23, 1954, in Quincy, a son of William T. and Mary Louise O'Connor Laws. He married Debbie Kerkhoff in St. Peter Catholic Church on July 17, 1971, and she survives.

Bob was a certified public accountant working for more than 25 years at Gray Hunter Stenn, later at Gardner Denver, and most recently at Arnold, Behrens, Nesbit and Gray.

He was a 1972 graduate of Quincy Christian Brothers High School and a 1976 graduate of Quincy College.

He was a member of the Church of St. Peter.

Bob's greatest joy in life was spending time with his grandchildren. He had a love for sports and passion for golf. He thoroughly enjoyed sporting events, especially Quincy Notre Dame and Quincy University athletics.

He is survived by daughters, Jennifer Lynn Harvey and her husband, Alan, of Quincy, Barbara Ann Gramke and her husband, Rob, of Edwardsville and Susan Marie Peters and her husband, Bo, of Quincy; six grandchildren, Kyle Thomas Gramke of Lakewood, Colo., Connor Robert Gramke of Edwardsville, and Hannah Claire, Madelyn Marie, Elizabeth Kathryn and Lauryn Cecilia Peters, all of Quincy; brothers, Jack (Rhonda Gray) Laws, Don Laws, Bill (Joan) Laws and Jerry Laws; a sister, Diann (John) Aden; and a sister-in-law, Linda Laws.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Dave Laws; and a sister-in-law, Julie Laws.

SERVICES: 9:30 a.m. Friday in the Duker and Haugh Funeral Home with a Mass of Christian burial at 10 a.m. in the Church of St. Peter by the Rev. Leo Enlow. Interment will be in Calvary Cemetery.

VISITATION: 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday in the funeral home.

MEMORIALS: Quincy Notre Dame girls and boys athletics.

ARRANGEMENTS: Duker and Haugh Funeral Home.

WEBSITE: www.dukerandhaugh.com.

Published in Quincy Herald-Whig from Apr. 16 to Apr. 18, 2013