Born: February 17, 1931 - Deceased: September 29, 2022
Robert “Bob” Milton Brockway, 91, of Belleville, IL, born, February 17, 1931, in Hugo, CO, passed away Thursday, September 29, 2022 at his residence in Belleville, IL. surrounded by family.
Bob worked as a vice president in the banking industry. He was a member of St. Clair Lodge # 24 AF & AM. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy serving during the Korean War.
He was preceded in death by his:
- Parents: Ralph and Crystal, nee Davis, Brockway
- Sister, Letha Boetger
- Nephew, Bill Boetger.
Surviving are his:
- Wife, Rita Brockway of IL
- Daughter, Jill Houba of Belleville, IL
- Son, Carl Brockway of Columbia, IL
- Grandson, Austin Houba
- Numerous nieces, and nephews.
Bob enjoyed spending time with his family, especially his grandson . They were “two peas in a pod”. He enjoyed playing golf. He achieved what all golfers dream of, a hole in one. He had a great sense of humor and always made us laugh. After retirement Bob and Joyce enjoyed spending their winter months in the Florida Keys. They were married for 67 years.
Memorials: Shriners Children’s www.shriners.org or you may make checks payable to Washington University Medical Oncology Patient Care Fund for the Siteman Cancer Center and place in the memo line in Memory of Robert “Bob” Brockway.
Checks for Siteman Cancer Center may be mailed to Grant Lawrence, 660 South Euclid Avenue Campus Box 8056, St. Louis, MO 63110
Services: A Private family interment was held at Lakeview Memorial Gardens in Fairview Heights, IL.