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Robert F. Callier

Posted on October 13, 2021

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Mr. Robert F. Callier, age 90 of Robinson, IL passed away on Thursday October 7, 2021, at 5:00 PM in the Linda E. White Hospice House in Evansville, IN following a series of strokes in recent months.

Born December 27, 1930, in St. Louis County, Missouri Bob was one of two sons born to Oscar and Ada (Heaton) Callier. On June 6, 1950, Bob married the love of his life, Shirley C. (Hogue) and they enjoyed seventy-one years together.

Following graduation from St. Mary's High School in St. Louis, Bob began working for E. H. Barre, in St. Louis, as a welder/fabricator and thru hard work and dedication, worked his way up thru the ranks to the position of Plant Foreman, then Purchasing Agent and ultimately Co-Owner of E. H. Barre in 1994. After dedicating his entire working career to Barre, Bob retired in 1996. Bob and Shirley were members of St. Elizabeth's Catholic Church in Robinson, IL. Bob was also a Life member and former Board Member of Quail Creek Country Club in Robinson; was a member of B.P.O. Elks #1188 in Robinson and was also a member of the Knights of Columbus, #1704.

Bob's third love after Shirley and his children was golf. We who are left behind, both family and friends wish for Bob the following: "May your swing be straight and the ball fly far. May your round be blessed with no worse than par."

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Shirley C. Callier, Robinson, IL; a son and daughter-in-law, Robert "Bobby" and Delma Callier, Midland, TX; a daughter, Mrs. Kathy Rickermann, Festus, MO; five grandchildren, Tish Rickermann, Mt. Vernon, IL, Michael and Melissa Rickermann, Festus, MO, Kelly and Jon Isaacson, Hillsboro, MO, Michelle and Wilson Cash, Midland, TX and Erick Callier, Austin, TX, ten great-grandchildren, six great grandchildren along with several nieces and nephews.

Preceding him in death were his parents; a daughter, Karen Rickermann and a brother Victor Callier.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 AM on Wednesday October 13, 2021, at St. Elisabeth's Catholic Church, Robinson, IL with Father Dean Probst celebrating the Mass. Visitation will be Tuesday October 12, 2021, from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM at Pulliam Funeral Home, Robinson, IL. Burial will take place on Thursday October 14, 2021, in the Resurrection Cemetery in St. Louis, MO.

Memorial donations may be made to St. Jude's Hospital for Children with envelopes available at the funeral home and church.

Pulliam Funeral Home, Robinson, IL in charge of these arrangements.

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