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Robert Bernard Weiman

Robert Bernard Weiman

Robert Bernard Weiman, "Uncle Bob", age 87, of Quincy, died on Friday, July 28, 2017 in his home. He was born on January 21, 1930 in Quincy, the son of Bernard and Marie (Harmon)
Weiman. He went to St. John Grade School. He married Lucille Mary Schneider on June 18, 1955 in Quincy. She preceded him in death on June 17, 1983. Robert owned and operated KWS Body Shop, opening on September 26, 1959. After his retirement from the body shop, he opened "Uncle Bob's" tavern at 12th & Spruce.

'Uncle Bob' was also involved in farming and was an avid bowler. He sponsored many baseball and bowling teams through the tavern for many years. After his retirement from the bar and his amputation, he enjoyed traveling about on his red scooter, waving and visiting with all of Quincy.

He is survived by:
TWO DAUGHTERS: Cathy Shanks and Betty Kelley and husband Rich
SEVEN GRANDCHILDREN: Luke Frericks, Sara Hankins and her husband Evan; Lucy Hankins and her husband Tyler; Katie Smith and her husband Jasper; Adam Kelley and his wife Jeni; Nick Kelley and his wife Jess; and Clint Kelley and his wife Laura.
GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN: Ethan and Olivia Hankins; Quinton and Carter Hankins; Nick & Connor Kelley; Riley Kelley; Caleb and Walker Kelley, with an additional great-grandchild expected very soon.
SILBLINGS: Barb Deters and her husband Jack, Mary Dietrich and her husband Jim.
SISTER-IN-LAW: Norma Weiman
Numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives also survive.

In addition to his wife, he was also preceded in death by his siblings: Wilma Ludwig Maxwell, Bernard "Bernie" Weiman, and William Weiman.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, August 5, 2017 at 1:00 PM in the Duker & Haugh Funeral Home. Interment in Calvary Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Saturday from 11:00 AM until the time of the services. Memorials may be made to Unity Point Hospice or to the Illinois Veterans Home Memorial Garden.

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From:
Sherri
Quincy, IL
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I will miss seeing him on his porch. Always enjoyed waving at him.❤❤
From:
Peggy Rossmiller Niehoff
Mims, FL
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Betty and family,
So very sorry for your loss! May he rest in eternal peace with his Savior. Prayers for all!
Love Tim and Peg
From:
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I'm sure going to miss his waving at me going to and from work.
From:
Ron & Vicki Catterson
Olive Branch, MS
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Our Deepest Sympathy for a Wonderful well loved man who touched every one!
Our hearts & prayers to his beloved family during this time.
From:
Shae Bruening Smith
Quincy, IL
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Uncle Bob you will truly be missed by many! I have sooo many great memories of you! Not only do I but also my children. You were a great man who ran a great family bar!!
From:
Paul and Vicky Hoebing
Quincy, IL
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We are so sad for your loss. He was a wonderful human being and will be sorely missed. We have lots of great memories and will remember all the fun times we had at "Uncle Bob's".
From:
Debbie
Quincy, IL
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He loved sitting in his front porch watching the cars go by. RIP Bob
From:
Andrea austin
Quincy, IL
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You will be greatly missed that beautiful smile. Evertime i seen you, you always uplifted my spirits uncle bob you will be greatly missed by many fly high angel keep that smile. I bet your walking around in heaven now. Waving down on all of us. Love ya uncle bob.
From:
Joe Hegg
Quincy, IL
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Wonderful man....many, many memories with him growing up. Rest in paradise.
From:
Jan
Mendon, IL
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In a day and time, where so many people are wrapped up in their social media, it was always a great feeling to be waved at, by Uncle Bob. I will really miss that part of my day. Sorry for your loss.
From:
Cindy Peters
Quincy, IL
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Cathy and Betty, Your dad was like my second dad growing up in Northridge. Always remember him sharing his nightly popcorn with me. He never hesitated when you invited me along to your aunts and uncles homes. Will miss his smile and waves but he is happy with Lou again. God bless you all!
From:
Frank Beaston
Quincy, IL
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Rest in peace my friend. You were always there when I needed a shoulder to cry on. Until our next road trip, Good bye. Love ya Unc.
From:
Bonnie Schnack
Quincy, IL
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Hey Betty,
Just wanted you to know I'm thinking of you and your family.. I'm so sorry to hear about your Dad.. He was one in a million,,,
Love Bonnie Jean ❤️
From:
Bonnie Schnack
Quincy, IL
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Hey Betty,,,,,
Just wanted to let ya know I'm thinking of you and your family.. I'm so sorry to hear about your dad he was one in a million!!!!!
Love ya
Bonnie Jean 💕
From:
Ken Feld
Winfield, IL
Comments:
May you find comfort in those
who share your sorrow and feel your loss with sympathy and love. (I remember Bob from St. John's Class of 1944)