Bob L. Kingston

Bob L. Kingston

Bob L. Kingston, age 82, of Janesville, died on Monday, March 20, 2017, at home.

He was born in Eldorado, IL on Nov. 15, 1934, the son of Clyde and Delores (Caraway) Kingston, He served his country in the U.S. Army Airborne during the Korean War. Bob married Jerrie “Jo” McClure in Springfield, IL on April 25, 1964. Bob retired from General Motors. He was a member of the Rock River Racing Pigeon Club, and Rock River Valley Carvers Club. He enjoyed wood carving.

He is survived by his wife, Jerrie Kingston; 3 children: Diane (Dean) Westfall of Griggsville, IL, Bobby Kingston and Mark (Sarah) Kingston both of Janesville; 8 grandchildren: Jennifer, Jamie, Adam, Nicholas, Michael, Isaac, James and Caedon; 2 great grandchildren, Kelsey and Reed; many other extended family and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, and brother, Bill Kingston.

A Visitation will be held from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 23, 2017 at SCHNEIDER FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORY. A graveside service will be at 12:00 noon on Saturday, March 25, 2017, in Garner Chapel Cemetery, Virginia, IL. For on-line condolences and registry: