Robert "Bob" L. McDermott
January 15, 1935-January 4, 2021
ELDRIDGE-Robert "Bob" L. McDermott, 85, of Eldridge, Iowa passed away on January 4, 2021 at Manor Care. A visitation will be held on Friday January 8th at 10:00 a.m. with a service at 11:00a.m. at the Cunnick-Collins Mortuary. Burial will follow at Davenport Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorials may be left to Kings Harvest Animal Shelter. Online condolences may be expressed at www.Cunnick-Collinsmortuary.com
Bob was born on January 15, 1935 in Davenport, Iowa to Leo and Lucille (Crump) McDermott. He was united in marriage to Barbara Nicholson on August 20, 1976 in Davenport. Bob was a type setter by trade, working for several print shops. He also partnered with Quad City Reprographics in Moline, as a cameraman, from which he retired in 2001.
Bob enjoyed coaching little league baseball in his younger years at North West Leagues. He had a championship team that went to Williamsburg. However, his greatest joy was being "Poppy", to Carson, Carley, Caden, and Cayla.
Bob is survived by his wife Barb, son Barry (Carol) McDermott of Buhl, ID, Debbie (Pat) Green of Clinton, IA, Linda (Jon) Young of Eldridge, and Michele (Clint)Youngquist of Eldridge, IA; 14 grandchildren, numerous great and great great grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by his parents, a son "Peanut", a daughter Lora, a brother, and 3 sisters.