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Robert Bratton

3/27/1978 - 5/27/2018

EAST PEORIA ~ Robert C. “Rob” Bratton, 40, of East Peoria, passed away at 10:45 p.m. Sunday, May 27, 2018 at his residence.

He was born March 27, 1978 in Peoria to William Carl and Wandalea May (Scott) Bratton.

Surviving are his mother, Wandalea Scott of Peoria; one daughter, Brittany Marie Bratton of Pekin; one son, Kyall Robert Bratton of Peoria; two brothers, Jason “Jay” Bratton of Creve Coeur and Drake M. Scott of Peoria; two sisters, Merci M. Rumfelt of Elkhart, Indiana and Jennifer Bratton of East Peoria; his maternal grandparents, Robert L. and Sharron E. Scott of Biggsville; numerous aunts and uncles, nieces and nephews and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his father and paternal grandparents.

Rob last worked for Chris Atkinson Roofing out of Chillicothe.  He also had done custom carpentry work and was a mechanic.

He loved fishing and liked to catch big catfish.  Rob also enjoyed riding four wheelers, cooking out on the grill and doing whatever brought his family together like playing football in the street.

His visitation will be from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, June 2, 2018 at Preston-Hanley Funeral Homes & Crematory in Creve Coeur. Cremation will be accorded following his visitation. A gathering celebrating Rob’s life will follow from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. at Hero’s Hall, 601 Rushe Ln., Creve Coeur, IL.

Memorial contributions may be made to an account established for his children at Fondulac Banking Center, 2900 E. Washington St., East Peoria, IL 61611.

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