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Millikin University > Alumni & Friends > Stay Connected > Millikin Quarterly > Memorials > Posts > Browning, Robert "Bob" '55

Mount Zion, IL

Robert V. “Bob” Browning 86, of Mt. Zion, passed away at 9:30 p.m., Wednesday, January 29, 2014, in Imboden Creek Living Center.

Bob was born September 18, 1927, in Effingham County, IL the son of Minor and Vivian (Hilton) Browning. He married Lucille Gunn on September 6, 1953. He enlisted in the US Navy and was a W.W. II veteran having served in the Pacific Theater. Bob retired after 36 years of service from Illinois Power Company. He was a member of the Mt. Zion Presbyterian Church and had served as an elder of the church. He was a former youth coach for both basketball and baseball, and was a scout leader.

Surviving is his wife: Lucille of Mt. Zion; sons: Jim Browning and his wife Colleen of Hudson and David Browning and his wife Tami of Mt. Zion; grandchildren: Douglas Browning and his wife Allie, Sarah Browning, Laura Browning, Daniel Browning, Zach Lewis and his wife Jordin and Mallory Berry and her husband Travis.

Bob was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers.

The family wishes to extend special thanks to Dr. Richard Fritz and the staff of Imboden Creek Living Center for all the care and compassion shown to Bob and the family.

Credit: Family members

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