John R. “Bob” Vercler, 73, of Cullom, passed away at 5:40 p.m. Thursday (Aug. 2, 2018) at OSF St. James — John W. Albrecht Medical Center in Pontiac.
His funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Aug. 6, at the Cullom United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Evan Shearer officiating. Burial will follow in West Lawn Cemetery, Cullom. Visitation will be one hour prior to services at the church. Memorial contributions in his name may be left to the American Heart Association or American Diabetes Association. Calvert & Martin Funeral Home in Cullom is handling the arrangements.
Bob was born Feb. 18, 1945, a son of John Edwin and Josephine (Kinsinger) Vercler. He married Linda Earing on April 4, 1987, in Cullom, and she survives. Also surviving are two brothers, Tim (Sonia) Vercler, of Lexington, Ill., and Jeff (Monica) Vercler, of Fisher, Ill.; one sister, Betty (Rod) McArthur, of St. Louis, Mo.; and many nieces and nephews.
Bob was a member of Sons of the American Legion, Skinner Trost Detachment #122 in Cullom, and the Democratic Party of Livingston County.
His guestbook may be signed at calvertmemorial.com.