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Robert C. Amburgey

Published December 28,2020

Obituary's Biography:

Robert C. Amburgey, 79, a resident of Saddlebrook Farms in Grayslake, IL, passed away Sunday, December 27, 2020 at The Sheridan of Green Oaks in Lake Bluff, IL.  He was born March 17, 1941 in Franklin, OH to Hilliard and Amanda Amburgey.  Robert was a veteran of 20 years with the US Navy.  After retiring he was a teacher with the College of Lake County, a substitute teacher with Vernon Hills and Libertyville High School, and worked for Panasonic.  He was a member of the Grayslake and Lake Villa Lions Club and a member of the Lake Villa VFW.  Robert is survived by his wife of 56 years, Beverly, his children Lisa Amburgey of Delevan, WI and Kevin Amburgey of Skokie, IL, his nieces and nephews in Ohio, and his furry girlfriend Daisy Mae.  He was preceded in death by his parents and 7 siblings.  A visitation is scheduled for Saturday, January 2, 2021 from 1:00pm to 4:00pm at Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium 410 E. Belvidere Rd. Grayslake, IL 60030.  Interment will be held privately. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Grayslake Lions Club PO Box 201.  For more information please contact (847)223-8122 or log onto www.strangfuneral.org.

One reply on “Robert C. Amburgey”

  1. I am very sorry to hear of Bob’s passing. I served on my very first crew in the P2V Neptune (VP-21) in Brunswick, ME with Bob. He was a great mentor and I learned a lot from him during my initiation to being on a real aircrew. I was proud to have served with him and have many fond memories of adventures while on deployment.

    Please accept my deepest sympathy.

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