Robert Lee ‘Bob’ Spiller

Robert Lee ‘Bob’ Spiller

Robert Lee “Bob”Spiller, 80, of Anna, died Sunday, Dec. 26, 2021, at Union County Hospital in Anna.

He was born on Aug. 26, 1941, in Carbondale, the son of John Dee and Mary Louise Clutts Spiller.  

He married Laura King on Sept. 6, 1960, in Reynoldsville. 

Mr. Spiller is survived by his wife, Laura Spiller of Anna; daughters Dianne Spiller of Jonesboro, Debbie Spiller of Cobden and JoAnna (Mike) Galloway of Marion; grandchildren John David (Niki) Wingate, Sarah (Matt) Watkins, Joshua (Jessica) Flamm and Tim (Kami) Yates; several great-grandchildren; other relatives and many friends. 

He was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Dionne Spiller; a granddaughter, Amanda Paige Flamm; a sister, Patty Westbrooks; and son-in-law, Timothy Free Yates. 

Mr. Spiller served in the U.S. Air Force. He worked for many years for ET Simonds as a laborer. 

He loved traveling, vacationing with his wife and spending time with his family. He loved to play the guitar, to sing, hunting and playing golf. 

Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Dec. 31, at Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Cobden. Interment will be in the Cobden Cemetery. 

Friends can call from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, at the funeral home.

Military rites will be conducted by Carroll P. Foster Post No. 3455 of the VFW in Anna and the Scott Air Force Base honor guards. 

Memorials can be made to the family. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home. 

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

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

The Gazette-Democrat

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