Marks Mortuary - Wood River Illinois

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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.