Robert Earl Gore went to be with the Lord on Dec. 26, 2018, from Riverside Medical Center in Kankakee. He passed away as a result of natural causes.
He was born March 14, 1931, in Ivanhoe, the son of Fredrick and Shirley Gore. Robert married Mitzi Gore on Aug. 10, 1957.
Together they had five children, Robert Jr., Kurtis, Michael, Douglas and Lisa, all raised in Crete.
Robert lived much of his life in Chicago, where he loved boating on Lake Michigan.
He spent his final years in a peaceful setting in Momence.
Robert was a loving grandfather to Desiree, Nicholas, Jadelynn, Analise, Anina and Joseph, as well as great-grandfather to Taylor, Tatum, Brynn and Isaac.
A service will be at 10 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 6, at Sherburnville Christian Church, 17100 IL-17, Grant Park.
Please sign his online guestbook at schrefflerfuneralhomes.com.