ROBERT K. “BOB” KELLOGG, 94, of Tuscola, IL passed away at 5:10 P.M. on Sunday, December 25, 2022, at Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center in Mattoon, IL.
Funeral services will be held at11:00 A.M. on Friday, December 30, 2022, at the Edwards Funeral Home, 221 East Main Street in Arcola, IL. Pastor Steven Stern will officiate. Burial with Military Rites conducted by the Tuscola VFW and the Tuscola American Legion will be held in the Tuscola Township Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 9:00 A.M. to 11:00 A.M. on Friday at the funeral home.
Bob was born on September 30, 1928, in Bethany, IL, a son of Chall Kelly and Carrie Faye (Ward) Kellogg. He married Barbara Jean (McCann) on May 20, 1956, in Chicago, IL. She passed away on April 7, 2000.
Bob is survived by three children, Kathy Walker and her husband Cliff of Pinckneyville, IL, Rick Kellogg, and Carol Tewell and her husband John all of Tuscola, IL; five grandchildren, Andy Walker and his wife Jennifer of Herrin, IL, Megan Schneider and her husband Shaun of Pinckneyville, IL, Sarah Sieberns and her husband Brandan of Homer, IL Kelsey Lessaris and her husband John of Huntertown, IN, and Mallory Tewell of Ottawa, IL, and seven great-grandchildren, Drew, Cole, Reed, Ty, Lucas, Madelyn, and Theodore.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife Barbara Jean Kellogg, two brothers, Lyle Arthur Kellogg and his wife Helen, Walter Allen Kellogg, and his wife Lela, one sister, Helen Wetzel and her husband Wilbur and a very special friend, Sue Willison.
Bob was a 1946 graduate of Tuscola High School. He served in the United States Air Force from 1951 to 1955 during the Korean War.
He was a member of the Tuscola Moose Lodge, he was a past member of the Tuscola Masonic Lodge, and the Tuscola American Legion. He served as a member of the Tuscola Township Board for nearly 20 years.
Bob was a partner in Kellogg Bros. Oil and Auto Supply Co. for many years.
Bob had a private pilot’s license at a young age, and enjoyed talking about the flying adventures that he had with his friend Stan.
Memorials may be made to SAM (Social Action Ministry) Food Pantry or the Tuscola Christmas Bureau.