Robert L. Staley

81, of Peoria


Robert L. Staley, 81, of Peoria passed away on Saturday, May 4, 2019, at UnityPoint Health Proctor Hospital in Peoria.

Robert was born on July 18, 1937, in Iowa City, Iowa the son of Robert L. and Grace (Henry) Staley. He married Sandra R. Faucon on Sept. 4, 1971, in Roanoke.  He is survived by his wife, Sandra Staley of Peoria; his children, Kim (Aaron) Lichtenberger of Decatur, Thomas Staley of Chillicothe, Tammy (Mel) Davis of Chillicothe and Tracy (Dan) Wagner of Fayette, Alabama; 13 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents and a son Christopher Staley.

Robert was a U.S. veteran serving in both the US Air Force and the US Army.

Robert worked for Caterpillar Tractor Company for over 30 years, last working in Quality Control.

It was Robert’s wishes not to have any services. Cremation will take place. Weber-Hurd Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.  Online condolences may be submitted at