Robert Lee East, 84, passed away 6:50 pm, Thursday, April 30, 2020 at Robings Manor in Brighton.
Born in Wood River on October 3, 1935, he was the son of Harvey and Sophia (Klug) East.
He had been a selecting crew leader for Owens-IL Glass before retiring.
On January 12, 1955 in Hartford, he married, Shirley Sumner. She survives.
Surviving also are a son, Larry Liley of Hartford; daughters, Robin Manning of East Alton, Sondra (Larry) Summers of Bethalto; two grandchildren, Chris (Wendy) Summers, Jodie (Chaz) Bares; two great grandchildren; brother, Paul "Gene" (Wanda) East of New Douglas; and sister, Audrey East of Mt. Olive.
His parents and a brother, LeRoy East preceded in death.
Private graveside service and burial will be held at 11 am, Tuesday, May 5 in Wanda Cemetery in South Roxana. Rev. Richard Newcom will officiate.
Marks Mortuary in Wood River is in charge of arrangements.