Robert J. Sweppy,
55, passed away Monday, March 7, 2011 at home.
Born Dec. 31, 1955 in Princeton, he was
the son of Robert Eugene and Dorothy (Hart) Sweppy.
He married JoellaMinnis on July of 1973 in Mt. Carmel, Ill.
He was a member of FriendsvillePentecostalChurch. He worked as a laborer in the oil fields.
Survivors include his wife, JoellaSweppy; three daughters,
Stephanie VanVleet of Allendale, Ill., Melinda (Kevin) Lewis of Mackey, Samantha Blair
of Keensburg; a son, Robert Sweppy
Jr. of Keensburg; two sisters, Debra Shelby of Princeton, Roberta Reavill of Mt.Carmel; a brother, Tony Sweppy
of Allendale, Ill.; and seven grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his his parents.
Graveside services will be at Wednesday, March 9, 2011 at CoffeeCemetery, in Keensburg, Ill.
Visitation will be from on Wednesday at Short Funeral Home in Mt.Carmel.