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Robert Eugene Mourning

November 4, 1956 ~ September 30, 2021 (age 64)


Robert Eugene Mourning

Age 64 of Bloomington, Illinois, passed away Thursday, September 30, 2021 at his home.

Born November 4, 1956 in Hazel Crest, Illinois, Robert Eugene was a son of Roland Earl and Phyllis Jean (Pierce) Mourning. He was raised in Godley and went on to honorably serve in the United States Army. Robb’s lifelong love of history later afforded him to earn his Bachelor’s Degree in History from Illinois State University in 2005. In addition to being a history buff, Robb took pleasure in quilting, and cherished his dogs.

Survivors include his sister, Darleen (Ismail) Ajrulaj of Braidwood, Illinois; brother, Roland Mourning of Alamogordo, New Mexico; brother-in-law, John Thompson of Tennessee and one uncle, John (Jackie) Mourning of Gilbert, Arizona, as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

Robb was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Vernon Mourning and two sisters: Jeanna Thompson and Joanna Mourning.

A private service was held at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery in Elwood, Illinois, where Robb was laid to rest with full military honors.

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Cremation services and memorial arrangements have been made under the direction and care of Reeves and Baskerville Funeral Homes. (815-634-2125)

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Private Interment

Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery
20953 West Hoff Road
Elwood, IL 60421

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