Robert L. Creasey passed away at 6:00 p.m. March 31, 2020, at Heartland Health Care Center in Macomb, IL. He was born March 21, 1939, in Macomb to William Myron and Helen Marie (Sowers) Creasey. He is survived by his brother Thomas Creasey of Colchester and sister, Mary Margaret Muir (James) of St. Simon Island, Georgia. He is also survived by nieces, nephews and cousins. He graduated from Macomb High School in 1957 and the University of Illinois in 1961. He worked several years as an engineer at General Electric in Bloomington until he became owner/operator of Creasey Chevrolet-Olds in Bushnell during the 60’s and 70’s. He had an interest in the community surrounding Bushnell and was president of the Chamber of Commerce and Lion’s Club. He enjoyed his classic cars, Chicago Bears and cheering on the Illini.
He was the father of Robert (Robb) Patrick Creasey (Susan) of Macomb and the late Dr. John T. Creasey DVM. He also has four granddaughters: Payton, Alex, Riley and Drew Creasey of Macomb. He was married to Mary Patrick until 1985 and then married the late Dianne Buttolph in 2000.
No service will be held. Clugston-Tibbitts are in charge of arrangements and memorials may be made to McDonough District Hospice.
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