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Robert Furlong
BRIMFIELD – Robert H. Furlong, 80, of Brimfield, passed away at 7:18 p.m. on Thursday, August 31, 2017, at the OSF Richard L. Owens Hospice Home in Peoria.
He was born on May 21, 1937, in Parrish, IL, to Hugh and Edna (Kerley) Furlong.
He married Beverly J. Ray on February 8, 1958, in Creve Coeur. She survives.
Also surviving are three children, Scot (Michele) Furlong of East Peoria, Natalie (Rod) Gilles of Brimfield and Holly (Gary) Johnson of Brimfield; one sister, Norma Roth; eight grandchildren, Corey, Seth, Kevin, Constance, Hannah, Bret, Adam and Emilee; and seven great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by one sister, Linda Lou DeSollar.
Robert was an electrician and a proud member of IBEW Local 34. He was an avid Cubs fan and previous owner of Oak Hill Inn and R-Place "where everybody knew your name."
Cremation rites have been accorded. A funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, September 5, 2017, at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Brimfield.
Memorials may be made to the OSF Richard L. Owens Hospice Home in Peoria.
To leave online condolences, please visit www.oakshinesfuneralhome.com.
Oaks-Hines Funeral Home in Elmwood is in charge of arrangements.
Published in Peoria Journal Star from Sept. 1 to Sept. 3, 2017
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