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Robert (Bob) Atwell

July 1, 1959 November 2, 2017
Robert (Bob) Atwell
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Robert “Bob” Lee Atwell, 58, of Peoria, Ill., passed away Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017, at UnityPoint Health Methodist surrounded by family members.

He was born July 1, 1959, in LaSalle Ill., to Lee and Martha "Tiny" Atwell.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

He is survived by his soulmate, Tiffany McKean; his son, Ian (and Jennifer) Atwell, of Chicago, Ill.; his daughter, Sara Atwell, of San Diego, Calif., his brother, Ron Atwell, of Newburgh, NY; his brother, Dan (and Doris) Atwell, of Paris, France; his brother, Tom (and Sue) Atwell, of Peoria, Ill.; his grandchildren, Kelsey, Lola and Mario; his six nieces and nephews and their children; Tiffany’s daughter, Kelsey McKean, of Peoria, Ill.; Tiffany’s son, Cole McKean, of Peoria, Ill.; Tiffany’s son, Alec McKean Jr; and Tiffany’s granddaughter, Aubrey.

He graduated from Manual High School in 1977 and greatly enjoyed reconnecting with friends at a recent class reunion.

He was employed by Van Diest Supply Company of Webster City, Iowa where he was Sales Representative for the state of Illinois.

He was an avid boater and member of Holiday Harbor Boat Club, East Peoria Boat Club, and Eastport Marina.

Cremation has been accorded and a celebration of life event will be at the East Peoria Boat Club, 707 Collins Lane, East Peoria, IL on Sunday, November 12, 2017 from 2:00PM to 5:00PM.

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