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Robert A. Creek, Jr.

May 2, 2022

Obituary

Robert A. Creek Jr. passed away at Sarah Bush Hospital in Mattoon Illinois. He was a loving husband, father, and brother.  He is survived by his wife Roberta J Creek of Charleston, daughter Jennifer Creek of Charleston, and son Justice Creek and partner Melissa Pitts of Chicago, brothers George Creek of St. Joseph, Illinois and Thomas Creek of Indiana, sister-in-law's Beth Creek and Julie Creek He is also survived by many nieces, nephews, and cousins.

He is preceded in death by a daughter, Heather Creek-Hopkins, mother, Geraldine Creek, and father, Robert A. Creek Sr.

He served in the U.S. Army in Vietnam from 1969 - 1971. He is an active member of the Charleston VFW where he served as quartermaster from 2016-2021.

Bob attended Bismarck High School, Danville Junior College, and Eastern Illinois University.

He pursued his career as a cost accounting manager for Blaw-Knox for 30 years and as a plant manager for Lincoln Industrial for 12 years. He retired in 2016.

Bob enjoyed listening to music, playing cards, camping, hunting, fishing, and golf.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Charleston VFW post 1592.

 Visitation will be from 12:00 – 1:00 on Friday May 6, 2022 at the Mattoon American Legion, 193 Maple Ave, Mattoon, IL  61938 with a memorial service immediately following. Online condolences: www.rortvedtfuneralservices.com.

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Services

Visitation
Friday
May 6, 2022

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Mattoon American Legion
193 Maple Ave.
Mattoon, IL 61938

Memorial Service
Friday
May 6, 2022

1:00 PM
Mattoon American Legion
193 Maple Ave.
Mattoon, IL 61938

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