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Robert V. Bennett
July 30, 1955 - January 16, 2022

Robert V. Bennett

Robert V. Bennett
Jul 30, 1955 - Jan 16, 2022

Robert V. Bennett
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Robert V. Bennett, 66, of Brimfield, passed away at 12:35 p.m., on Sunday, January 16, 2022, at OSF Saint Francis Hospital in Peoria.
He was born on July 30, 1955, in Peoria to Robert and Helen (Turner) Bennett-Shields. He married Jo Lynne Maher.
He is survived by his significant other, Brenda Schwark of Brimfield, who he shared 18 years with; his mother; one daughter, Bobbie Jo (Brian Vaughn) Berryman of Peoria; seven sisters, Diane (Frank) Jones of Bartonville, Debbie (Mark) Edwards of Toulon, Ellen Kirk of Canton, Sue (Ron) Junod of Jacksonville, FL, Cindi (Mark) Cinnamon of Shabbona, Sherry (Marvin) Zilch of Farmington, and Kathy (Doug) Troop of Peoria; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by his father.
Robert was a member of Teamsters 165 and worked for United Concrete Company. Later, doing what he loved, he drove his tractor in many tractor pulls and spent time with his family. He will be deeply missed by everyone who knew him.
Cremation rites have been accorded. Per Robert's wishes, there will be no services.
Memorials may be made to Farmer State Bank in care of his grandchildren.
To leave online condolences, please visit oakshinesfuneralhome.com
Oaks-Hines Funeral Home and Crematory in Elmwood is in charge of arrangements.

Jo Bennett on Feb 3, 2022

He was his own person and I will always love him because he gave me our daughter. May he finally rest in peace and my heart goes out to all his family and friends as he will be missed. Jo L Bennett

Ron Junod on Jan 17, 2022

Every time I was with Bobby he had a good word and a cold beer. He will be missed. My condolences to the family.

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