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Robert "Bob" Daniel Clapp

February 6, 1936 September 19, 2017
Robert "Bob" Daniel Clapp
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Obituary for Robert "Bob" Daniel Clapp

Robert Daniel “Bob” Clapp, age 81, of Oakland, IL, passed away September 19, 2017 at the home of his daughter, (Teresa) surrounded by his family. He was born February 6, 1936 in Oakland, IL, the son of Jack and Louise (French) Clapp.
Bob married Peggy Ann Bayes on October 30, 1954 at the Oakland Christian Church in Oakland, IL. He was self-employed as a carpenter. Bob attended the Victory Church in Camargo, IL. He enjoyed geocaching, writing, and was a member of two writer’s groups. He loved his grandchildren, fishing, and sitting on the river bank. He also enjoyed the Lincoln Garden Monday Morning breakfast group and was a member of the Cancer Support group from Paris, Illinois. In 2012, Bob Graduated from Lincoln Christian University.
Bob was preceded in death by two brothers, David and Stan. He is survived by his children; Timothy (Laura) Clapp, Teresa (Kim) Boes, and Mary Jane (Keith) Boes, all of Oakland, IL; his brothers, Dale (Kay) Clapp of Isabel, IL and Jack (Nancy) Clapp, of Oakland, IL; a sister, Phyllis (Burt) Terry, of Clio, AL; a sister-in-law, Geneva Clapp, of Tolono, IL; 14 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren, and 6 great-great-grandchildren.
A funeral service celebrating Bob’s life will be held at the Victory Church in Camargo, IL on Saturday, September 23 at 12 pm, with a visitation to be held for two hours prior. For those who wish, memorials in Bob’s name may be made to the Victory Church of Camargo, IL.

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Visitation

Saturday

23

Sep

10:00 AM 9/23/2017 10:00:00 AM - 12:00 PM 9/23/2017 12:00:00 PM
Victory Church of Camargo, Illinois

100 E Second Street
Camargo, IL 61919

Victory Church of Camargo, Illinois
100 E Second Street Camargo 61919 IL
United States

Service

Saturday

23

Sep

12:00 PM 9/23/2017 12:00:00 PM
Victory Church of Camargo

100 East Second Street
Camargo, IL 61919

Victory Church of Camargo
100 East Second Street Camargo 61919 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Oakland Cemetery, Oakland, IL Final Resting Place

N Cemetery Road
Oakland, IL 61943

N Cemetery Road Oakland 61943 IL
United States
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