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Memorial Visitation

Hope Christian Church
Friday February 22nd, 2019
10:30am - 11:00am

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Memorial Service

Hope Christian Church
Friday February 22nd, 2019

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Robert "Bob" G. Isaacs

Robert G. "Bob" Isaacs, 82, passed away unexpectedly Friday, February 15, 2019 at Mercy South Hospital in St. Louis, MO.

Bob was born August 21, 1936 to John and Willie Maude Isaacs in West Frankfort, Illinois. He was twelfth of thirteen siblings and the only member of his family to graduate from college (McKendree College). He dedicated his life to public education and the betterment of all students. A lifelong educator, Mr. Isaacs was a retired superintendent of Waterloo Schools, but began his career as a teacher, guidance counselor and coach. He obtained his doctorate from Southern Illinois University in Carbondale.

He had a deep love and dedication to his family as well, including a wife of 56 years, Margaret (Dorris) Isaacs, two children, Debbie (Steve) Conrod and Doug Isaacs. He had five grandchildren, Kyle (Beth) Conrod, Laura Conrod, Whitney (Lee) Jones, Taylor (Brad) Echele and Mariah Isaacs. He was also a great-grandfather to six: Trey and Graham Conrod, Lyla Conrod, Boston and Everlee Jones, and Declan Echele.

As an expression of sympathy the family prefers memorial contributions to: 
WCUSD Wellness Fund

Memorial Visitation:
4 PM to 8 PM Thursday, February 21, 2019 at Hope Christian Church
10:30 AM until 11 AM Friday at Hope Christian Church

Memorial Service:
11 AM Friday, February 22, 2019 at Hope Christian Church in Columbia, IL
Pastor Darrell Jones and Pastor Steve Neill officiating

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He was my favorite Princible when he was at ELDORADO HIGH SCHOOL

John (Joey) Bouvet Apr 11 2019 12:00 AM

A BASKET GARDEN was sent on February 21, 2019

Thoughts and prayers with you and your family. Love the OR staff Des Peres Hospital

Expression of Sympathy Feb 21 2019 12:00 AM

Margaret, Debbie and Doug...I'm so sorry for your loss. Please know that you are all in my thoughts and prayers.

Staci Lucas Warren

Staci Lucas Warren Feb 21 2019 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Robert "Bob" Isaacs

Sue A Cox Feb 20 2019 12:00 AM

A GRANDMA'S GARDEN TABLE BASKET was sent on February 19, 2019

With deepest sympathy - Waterloo CUSD #5 Board of Education

Expression of Sympathy Feb 19 2019 12:00 AM

Bob was a great mentor and leader as principal at Waterloo Jr High when I taught there. Had he been my superintendent, I probably would not have left teaching.

Thomas C Guebert Feb 18 2019 12:00 AM

I am so sorry for your loss. You are all in my thoughts and prayers. Love you all. Margaret, my heart hurts for you.

Sharon Dorris Hale Feb 17 2019 12:00 AM

We have great memories of Bob and his family. Many pool parties and "Marco Polo". Prayers will be with you Margaret and your entire family!!

Don and Georgianne Griffin Graskewicz Feb 17 2019 12:00 AM

To: Dorris and family

What wonderful person Bob was. I was so blessed to have him as a friend over many years. My thoughts are with you all. You were blessed and I know he is in God's good hands now!

Otto Daech

Otto Daech Feb 17 2019 12:00 AM