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James Robert Singer

July 6, 1926 June 2, 2012
James Robert Singer
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Obituary for James Robert Singer

James “Bob” Singer, age 85, of Golconda, passed away June 2, 2012 in Golconda, Illinois
He was born July 6, 1926 in Golconda, Illinois to Frank and Lizzie Belle (Spoon) Singer.  He married Nina Chamberlain on June 26, 1955; she preceded him on October 24, 2004. Bob was an U.S. ARMY veteran of WWII and the Korean Conflict. He served as a paratrooper in the 82ndAirborne Division. He was a retired sheet metal worker at Pontiac Motors. Bob was a member of UAW Local 653 and VFW Post 9227.
Survivors include a daughter, Sandra and husband Jeffery Rooding of Clarkston, MI; one son, Brad Singer and partner, Pam Niebrzydowski of Waterford, MI; one brother, George and wife Rosie Singer of Florida; five granddaughters, Nina and husband Brian Vratanina, April and husband Brian Mac Lean, Christina and husband Russ Overton, Jennifer and husband Brad Young, Sarah Rooding; two great grandchildren, Andrew Vratanina, Hailey Overton.
In addition to his wife and parents, he was also preceded in death by brother, and sister-in-law, Frank and Minnie Singer.

Funeral services will be held at noon on Saturday June 9, 2012 at Aly Funeral Home in Golconda. Visitation will be from 10:00 am until time of service. Burial will follow at IOOF Cemetery in Golconda. Military honors will be conducted by VFW Post 9227 and American Legion Post 719.


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