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Robert E. Springer, 71, of Morris, passed away Wednesday, July 31, 2019 at home.  He was born November 17, 1947 in East Chicago, Indiana to the late William E. and Mamie (Cooper) Springer.

Bob was raised and educated in Kentucky, moving to Morris in 1963. He worked for many years as an auto mechanic at Davidson’s Auto Body. He loved his grandchildren, being able to walk or take bike rides with them. He married Ruth Van Cleave on October 3, 1987.  Robert proudly served his country in the Marine Corps.

He is survived by his wife, Ruth; one son, Bill Young; and three grandchildren: Myah, Tanner and Tysen Young; seven brothers, Rick, Ray, Roy, Bud, Leo, Gary, and Rodney; and one sister, Kathy.

Preceded in death by his parents, his brother, Ronald, and his sister, Sandy.

There will be no services held for Robert. Aqua Cremation rites have been accorded.

Arrangements have been entrusted with U.C. Davis-Callahan Funeral Home, 301 W. Washington Street, Morris, IL.  For further information visit the website at or contact the funeral home at 815-942-0084. Online condolences may be directed to the family by visiting the website.