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Robin Bacon

1/23/1955 - 9/7/2019


PEKIN ~ Robin Eugene Bacon, 64, of Pekin, passed away at 6:59 p.m. Saturday, September 7, 2019 at his home surrounded by his family.

He was born January 23, 1955 in Peoria to Garland Gene and Alice (Habeck) Bacon.  His parents and one niece, Chanel Berardi have preceded him in death.

Surviving are his girlfriend, Kathy Cross of Pekin and her children and grandchildren; five brothers, Lonnie Bacon of North Pekin, Randy Bacon of Pekin, Tim (Ruth) Bacon of Pekin, Shaun (Traci) Bacon of Pekin, Cary Shumate of Pekin; one sister, Julie Berardi of Pekin and several nieces and nephews.

Robin had been a member of Restless Breed Motorcycle Club in Pekin.

He had worked out of the Laborer’s Local 231 in Pekin, retiring after more than 30 years.

Robin enjoyed working on cars, riding his motorcycle, going to motorcycle races and was a fan of NASCAR racing, especially Chevy teams.  He was also an avid fan of the St. Louis Cardinals and whoever was playing the Chicago Cubs.  At home, he enjoyed feeding his birds and squirrels in the back yard. 

His memorial graveside funeral will be at 10 a.m. Friday, September 13, 2019 at Lakeside Cemetery in Pekin.  Pastor Greg Ristich will officiate.  Arrangements have been entrusted to Preston-Hanley Funeral Homes & Crematory in Pekin.

Memorial donations may be given to a charity of the donor’s choice.

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