Robert Eads Jr.

Robert Eads Jr.

Robert Eads Jr., 67, of Cobden, died peacefully at his home on Friday, Aug. 27, 2021. 

He was born on May 14, 1954, in Anna, the son of Robert Sr. and Jean Ellen Craft Eads.

Mr. Eads is survived by his mother, Jean Ellen Eads of Anna; a son, Aaron Eads and daughter-in-law, Miriam Joline Eads of Cobden; three grandchildren, Summer and Barrett Eads and Bryan Kott; siblings Larry Ray Eads of Cobden, Patti Jackson-Eads (Craig), William “Bill” (Yavonne) Eads of Cobden, Roger (Lisa) Eads of Anna and David Eads of Cobden; seven nieces and nephews; six great-nieces and great-nephews; many other relatives and friends. 

He was preceded in death by his father, Robert Eads Sr.; infant twin siblings Julie and James Eads; and two sisters, Donna Mount and Teresa Verble.

Mr. Eads served in the U.S. Army. He was retired from Southern Illinois University Carbondale as a master technician in travel services. He enjoyed collecting antique records and glass. He cherished spending time with his family and friends.

Family and friends are invited to gather in Celebration of his Life on Friday, Sept. 10, any time from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Rendleman and Hileman Funeral Home, located at 214 N. Front St. in Cobden.

To view the obituary and to leave online condolences for the family, visit 

Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Cobden is in charge of arrangements.

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