Robert R. Rey, 86, of Columbia, IL, died July 30, 2020, in Chesterfield. He was born October 26, 1933, in Red Bud, IL.
He is survived by his wife Dorothy Rey (nee Neubarth); children Debbie (Gary) Notter and Scott (Jenny) Rey; grandchildren Brad & Alicia Notter, Matt (Brooke) Rey, Mallory (Mark) Linnemann, Cody (Lily) Rey, and Samantha (Drew) Coy; 4 great grandchildren Benjamin, Hope, Chloe, and Nathan; brother Wayne (Ellen) Rey; nieces; nephews; and cousins.
Robert was preceded in death by his parents Erwin H. & Alice E. (nee Heiken) Rey; sister Shirley Shelton; brothers-in-law; and sisters-in-law.
He was a member of St. Paul UCC - Floraville, Model A Club, retired from Columbia Public Schools, formerly worked at Weilbacher, Mill & did land surveying, and loved farming.
As an expression of sympathy the family prefers memorial contributions to:
St. Paul UCC - Floraville
10 AM Wednesday, August 5, 2020 at New Hanover Cemetery of Zoar in New Hanover, IL
Pastor Matt Friz officiating