1929 Robert 2016

Robert Loy

June 12, 1929 — January 11, 2016

Robert V. Loy, 86, of Lacon died on January 11, 2016 at St. Joseph's Nursing Home in Lacon. Born in Kansas City, MO on June 12, 1929 to the late Phillip and Evelyn McCoskrie Loy he married Marilyn Schrock on June 26, 1955 and had 4 children. He later married Pam Nye on July
30, 1983 in Lacon. She survives.

He graduated from Northwestern University where he was a cheerleader and entered the US Army for a stint in the Army Central Intelligence Corps. Bob followed in the family tradition of running local dime stores. He was sent to run the store in Sandwich, IL where he raised his children, later returning to Lacon to run the Loy Flagship Store. Bob was a member of the Lacon Congregational United Church of Christ where he sang in its choir and also the choir of the Federated Church in Sandwich, IL.

As a lifelong Rotarian he had over 40 years of perfect attendance, helping lead the charge to read to kids at school and to give out dictionaries to third graders. Bob enjoyed collecting Big Little Books, driving the Grand Marshals of many parades in his convertibles, and telling a good story.

Bob is also survived by: his sons Charles "Chip" (Cheri) Loy of Hoschton, GA; Bryan Loy of Lacon; Bradley Loy of Woodland Park, CO; daughters Pamela (Joe) Ollinger of Salisbury, MD; Janette (Jeff) Mitchell of San Antonio, TX; Joan (Frank) Pool of Lucas, KS; grandchildren Tracy, Kelcy, Morgan, Teagan, Max, Shelley, Eric, Lorraine, Wes, Carl, Elizabeth, Chad, Rebecca, Lacey, Wendy, and Brandon.

A memorial service for Pam and her husband Bob will be held at 11:00 am on Saturday, June 25, 2016 at the Lacon Congregational United Church of Christ with visitation one hour prior to the service. Ross Wyman will officiate. Online condolences can be left at lenzmemorialhome.com.

Memorial Visitation

JUN 25. 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM (CDT)

Lacon Congregational United Church of Christ
Lacon, IL

Memorial Service

JUN 25. 11:00 AM (CDT)

Lacon Congregational United Church of Christ
Lacon, IL

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