Robert Jefferson Kilby, age 68 of Kinmundy, IL, passed away on Saturday, November 19, 2016, at his home in Kinmundy.
He was born Friday, January 2, 1948 in Bentonville, AR, the son of the late William Kilby and the late Rose (Rosenberger) Kilby. On January 28, 1966 in St. Joseph, MI he married Karen Fitch and she survives in Kinmundy.
He was employed by World Color Press as a printer and loved being outside as well as spending time fishing and gardening.
Robert is survived by his wife; sons, Russell Kilby of Kinmundy and Robert Wesley Kilby of Flora; daughter, Pam (James) Carter of Louisville; brother, Kenneth Wayne Kilby of Jacksonville, AR; grandchildren, Sara Moeller of Louisville and Brittany Nicole Durham, Fairfield.
He was preceded by his parents, son Jeffery Kilby and brothers John, Tom and James Kilby.
Arrangements are entrusted to Neal Funeral Home of Louisville, where the family will receive friends from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm, Tuesday, November 22, 2016. A funeral service will held at 3:00 PM on Tuesday. Cremation rites will be accorded. Interment will be in Bible Grove Cemetery, Louisville, at a later date.
Memorial contributions may be made to the family to assist with funeral expenses and will be recieved at the funeral home.