Robert E. Waterman, 83, of Taylorville, passed away November 28, 2012 at 2:45pm. He was born February 28, 1929 in Taylorville, the son of Charles "Burl" and Maude (Miller) Waterman. He married Wilma Neece in June, 1950 in Shelbyville. She preceded him in death. He was a retired Coal Miner for Consolidated Coal Co. He was a member of UMWA, Life Member of the Masonic Mound Lodge #122 A.F & A.M., Moose Club #1516, Life Member of the Eagles Club #1425 and VFW Post #4495.
He is survived by daughter Sherri Waterman of Taylorville; sister, Amy Snider of Madisonville, KY.; 2 sisters-in-law, Betty Waterman of Carmichael, PA. and Mary Pauline Curry of Taylorville, and several nieces, nephews and cousins. He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, one brother and one sister.
Graveside services will be held Monday, December 3, 2012 at 10:00am at Oak Hill Cemetery in Taylorville with Rev. David Anderson officiating. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery in Taylorville.
Arrangements by Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville. Sign on-line guest book at www.suttonmemorialhome.com. Memorials may be made to Mound Lodge #122 A.F. & A.M. 114 E. Franklin St. Taylorville, IL 62568; First Presbyterian Church 116 E. Franklin Taylorville, IL 62568; First Methodist Church 200 S. Walnut Taylorville, IL 62568 and VFW Post #4495 515 West Ave. Taylorville, IL 62568.