BUCKLEY — Robert A. “Bob” Killion, 64, of Buckley, died at 3:17 p.m. Wednesday, April 10, 2019, at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana.
Memorial services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 14, at Baier Family Funeral Services, 306 E. Lincoln St., Buckley, with the Rev. Timothy Hahn officiating. Burial will follow in Woodland Cemetery, Buckley. Visitation will be from 1 to 2 p.m. Sunday, April 14, at Baier Family Funeral Services in Buckley.
Mr. Killion was born June 19, 1954, in Watseka, the son of Robert E. and Mary C. Schuler Killion. He married Patricia S. Niemann on Sept. 7, 1974, at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Buckley. She survives.
Also surviving are a son, Nathan (Brandi Katrein) Killion of Urbana; two sisters, Kim Atkins of Cissna Park and Karen (Mark) Lessman of Buckley; a brother, John (Anna Boyer) Killion of Champaign; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; one sister, Shawn Nimz; and one brother, Joe Killion.
Mr. Killion graduated from Cissna Park High School in 1972. He was a lifelong farmer. He was a member of the I&I Antique Tractor & Gas Engine Club in Penfield and the Slow Boys Club in Gilman. He enjoyed showing draft mules, tractor pulling and antique tractor restoration.
Memorials may be made to Ford County Homeless Pets.
Condolences may be offered at www.baierfuneralservices.com.