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Robert J. Powers

January 30, 1965 May 11, 2019
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Robert J. “Bob” Powers, 54, died at 9:47 a.m., May 11, 2019 in Rockford, IL with his mother by his side after a long battle with Muscular Dystrophy.

He was born January 30, 1965 in Rockford, IL, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Bill and Claire Powers. Graduated from Hononegah High School, Class of 1983. Bob was the family “fix it man” and was first to volunteer to help anyone. He had a passion for auto mechanics and loved working on cars. Bob was a 26-year member of AA and was very proud of his sobriety.

Survivors include mother Claire; siblings Nancy Okimoto, Thomas (Karen) Powers, Joanne (Ted) Iverson, Patricia (Bruce) Holm and James Powers as well as numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his father Bill, brothers Mark and Mike and sister-in-law Loni Powers.

Funeral Ceremony to be held at 11:00 a.m., Monday, May 20, 2019 at St. Peter Catholic Church, 620 Blackhawk Blvd, South Beloit, IL with Msgr. Michael Tierney officiating. Cremation Rites will be Accorded. A visitation will be held at McCorkle Funeral Home-Rockton Chapel, 767 N Blackhawk Blvd, Rockton, IL from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Sunday, May 19, 2019 with a scripture service at 3:45 p.m. and 10:00 a.m. till time of service on Monday at St. Peter Catholic Church.

In lieu of flowers a memorial has been established to the Northern Illinois Muscular Dystrophy Association, 550 E. Boughton Road #230, Bolingbrook, IL 60440.


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Visitation

Sunday

19

May

4:00 PM 5/19/2019 4:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 5/19/2019 7:00:00 PM
McCorkle Funeral Home - Rockton Chapel

767 N. Blackhawk Blvd.
Rockton, IL 61072

McCorkle Funeral Home - Rockton Chapel
767 N. Blackhawk Blvd. Rockton 61072 IL
United States

Visitation

Monday

20

May

10:00 AM 5/20/2019 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 5/20/2019 11:00:00 AM
St. Peter Catholic Church

620 Blackhawk Blvd
South Beloit, IL 61080

St. Peter Catholic Church
620 Blackhawk Blvd South Beloit 61080 IL
United States

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Monday

20

May

11:00 AM 5/20/2019 11:00:00 AM
St. Peter Catholic Church

620 Blackhawk Blvd
South Beloit, IL 61080

St. Peter Catholic Church
620 Blackhawk Blvd South Beloit 61080 IL
United States
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