Robert E. & Bette A. Bounds

Died: Wed., Oct. 10, 2012

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Robert E. Bounds Sr. and Bette A. Bounds.
Robert E. Bounds Sr., age 78, passed away on May 24, 2012. He was born in Assumption, Illinois, the son of Tim and Ruby (Stanfield) Bounds. On July 10, 1952 he married Bette A. McNabb. Mr. Bounds was employed by the University of Illinois and was a Teamster and a Truck Driver; he was a Marine and served his country during the Korean War; was a member of the Masonic Lodge in Philo, Valley of Danville Scottish Rite Bodies.

Preceding him in death were his parents; a brother, Donald Bounds and a sister, Lois Francis. Survivors include brother and sister-in-law, James and Letha Bounds, Dixon, California; Wilford and Betty Bounds, Marshall, Illinois and Betty Stephens, Naples, Florida;

Bette was born May 28, 1934 in Robinson, Illinois, the daughter of Pearl and Carrie (Partridge) McNabb. She was a homemaker and had worked at Busey Bank in Information Technology, Champaign, Illinois. She was a devoted Wife and Mother; supporter of the U of I Athletics, especially Basketball. She and her husband were Avid Square Dancers; they loved the out doors and trailer camping and enjoyed Casino Gaming with Bette's sister.

Preceding Bette in death were her Parents; her husband, Robert E. Bounds; Brothers, Frank, Clint, and Kenneth "Jack"; a sister, Bernice. Survivors include a sister, Opal Campbell, Pascagoula, Miss; sister-in-law, Zelma McNabb, Robinson, Illinois; nieces, Shirley and Gene Finney, Robinson, Illinois; Anita and Sonny Potts, Lawrenceville, Illinois; nephew, Richard McNabb, Robinson, Illinois.

The couple are survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Robert "Bob" and Marjorie "Margie" Bounds, West Chester, Ohio; two grandchildren, Kristen and Matt Wilson, Cincinnati, Ohio; Carrie Bounds, Cincinnati, Ohio and a great-grandchild, Liam McNabb Wilson, Cincinnati, Ohio.

Private interment of the Cremated Remains of Mr. Robert E. Bounds Sr. and Mrs. Bette A. Bounds will be in the Robinson New Cemetery, Robinson, Illinois, at a later date. Memorial donations may be made to the Charity of the Donor's Choice.

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10/12/2012 -

Connie McNabb Claussen

So sorry to hear that Bette passed away. Jacks (baby sister)She was such a sweetheart and I loved her very much. Love always Connie

10/12/2012 -

Carol Keller Dable

10/14/2012 -

Betty Kay & Family

We will miss the love and laughter you brought to our lives. The world was a better place with both of you in it. You are together again, square dancing with the angels!

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