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Bob Yocum

October 26, 1933 January 21, 2022
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Bob Yocum, age, 88 of Golconda, Illinois passed away on January 21, 2022, at Memorial Hospital in Carbondale, Illinois.

He was born October 26, 1933, in Jasper County, Illinois to the late Edgar and Blanch (Hall) Yocum. Bob was U.S. ARMY veteran, and Paratrooper in the 101st Airborne Division. He married Carolyn Barnfield, she preceded him in death. He is also preceded in death by an infant son Robert Lynn. Bob was retired from SouthEastern Illinois Electric Cooperative. He enjoyed boating on the Ohio River when the kids were young. Ultralight's when he was younger and drinking coffee at the Dari Barr.

Bob is survived by his daughter, Leigh Ann (Kevin Fetters) Jackson; grandchild, Blakely Jackson; great grandchild, Kyler Jackson and his faithful dog Gertie.

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