Robert Patrick Spinner, 70, of Taylorville passed away on Wednesday December 12, at 3:30am at Taylorville Care Center surrounded by his family. He was born March 17, 1942 in Taylorville, the son of William Joseph and Ruth Catherine Kader Spinner. On April 30, 1966, he married Rose M. Daniels in Springfield. Mr. Spinner was a veteran of the US Airforce serving from 1962-1966. He had been employed by Circle Steel for 28 years until its closing and then worked at Sloan Implement and GSI. He was affiliated with St. Mary's Catholic Church in Taylorville, VFW Post 4495 and Christian County Senior Citizens Center. He loved being with his children and grandchildren and enjoyed fishing, hunting, going to the Senior Center, playing the lottery and going to the river boats.

He is survived by his wife Rose, son Robert P. Spinner, Jr. and wife Shallon of Taylorville; daughter Anita Lawyer and husband Dennis of Taylorvill; 8 grandchildren, 2 brothers, 1 brother in law, 1 sister in law, and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, 2 brothers, 3 sisters, brother in law and sister in law.

Memorial Services will be held 11:00 am on Saturday, December 15, 2012 at Calvary Baptist Church with Rev Steve Switzer officiating. Visitation will be from 10:30am until the time of service in the church on Saturday. At his request, Mr. Spinner was creamated.

McClure Funeral Home and Creamation services is in charge of arrangements.

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Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society,or the family to defray final expenses, C/O McClure Funeral Home, 302 W. Poplar, Taylorville, IL 62568.

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