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Robert Reeves Boxley

February 12, 1952 — March 25, 2024

Waterloo, IL

Robert Reeves "Bob" Boxley, 72, of Waterloo, IL, passed away peacefully March 25, 2024, at home in Waterloo. Robert was born February 12, 1952, in Fairview Heights, IL. “Bob” was a proud ironworker and member of East St. Louis Local #392. Bob was a true renaissance man and had many hobbies, in addition to owning and operating a small business in Waterloo, IL for twelve years. Bob was united in marriage to Paula Slaner in 1992.


    He is survived by his devoted wife, Paula (nee Slaner) Boxley of Waterloo, IL; sister, Rebecca (Gary) Ahring of O’Fallon, IL, brother-in-law Bobby (Shelly) Slaner, of O’Fallon, IL; children Cheris (Shawn) Stidham, Robert J. Boxley, Kelly N. Boxley, Robert P. (Sarah Mendoza) Boxley, Thomas M. Boxley, and Wendy M. (Nick) Jupin; grandchildren Dillon (Lauren) Stidham, Austin Stidham, Evan Stidham, Drake P. Boxley, Mila R. Boxley, Justin L. Branstetter, and Logan M. Branstetter; nieces and nephews Angela M. Meddows, Danielle L. Thorstensen, Ashley R. Thorstensen, Kylie M. Meddows, Shelby (Jacob) Scheler, Sidney Slaner, Dalton Slaner; and countless other extended family and friends.


    Bob was preceded in death by his parents Robert E. Boxley and Louise E. (nee Essary) Boxley; special grandparents John and Lois Kisselbach; and father and mother in-law Jack & Mildred (nee White) Slaner.


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

Shriners Hospital


Private Family Services will be held.

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