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Puckett, Robert D.

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Robert D. PuckettRobert D. Puckett, 87, of Galesburg, Ill. died at 7 a.m. Tuesday, February 4, 2014 in North Fort Myers, Fla.

He was born July 30, 1926 in Lewistown, Ill. the son of Donald and Oakla Coleman Puckett. He married June E. Fields in 1949 in Galesburg. She preceded him in death on May 20, 2012.

He is survived by his son, Jeffrey (Brandi Hays) Puckett of North Fort Myers, Fla.; his daughter, Karen Komadino of Moline, Ill.; and two grandchildren, Kelly Komadino and Tyler Puckett. He is preceded in death by his parents, his wife and two brothers.

Robert served in the U.S. Navy in the South Pacific from 1944-1946.

He owned Puckett Moving and Storage for 59 years, retiring in 1992. He graduated from Corpus Christi High School in 1943.

Funeral services are scheduled for 1:30 p.m. Saturday, February 8, 2014 at Hinchliff-Pearson-West Galesburg Chapel. Rev. James Ecklund will officiate and military rites will be accorded. Visitation will be 1 to 1:30 p.m. Saturday at the chapel. Burial will be in Henderson Cemetery. Online condolences may be made at www.h-p-w.com.