Robert "Bob" McKown

April 7, 1956 ~ March 3, 2024 (age 67) 67 Years Old

Robert "Bob" McKown Obituary

Robert “Bob” McKown, 67 of Champaign, passed away at 12:16PM, Sunday, March 3, 2024 at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana.

A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. Freese Funeral Home, Sidney is assisting with arrangements.

Bob was born April 7, 1956 in Urbana, a son to Bill and Tonie Jamison McKown. He married Beth McCarrey, she survives. Along with his children; Melissa (Shawn Driver) and Jacob McKown, grandchildren; Jheremia McKown and Brenden and Melia Driver, siblings; Tami (Denny) Mildfeldt, Eric (Tonya) McKown, and Karen (Ernie) Trinkle, sister in laws Debbie McKown, Laura Meshell Balinkski, Cheryl and Ginny McCarrey, and brother in law Larry McCarrey and many nieces, nephews, and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers; Richard and Joseph, several aunts, uncles, nephews, nieces and cousins.

He was an autobody technician for over 30 years at various body shops in the C-U area. He most recently was doing lawncare.

He played softball with C-U Park Districts for many years and he enjoyed riding his motorcycle. He enjoyed Chicago Bears and St. Louis Cardinals. His greatest joys were playing euchre with friends and spending time with his family and friends.

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