Bobby G. Horrall, 85, of Mt. Carmel, Illinois, passed away Monday, December 18, 2017, at Oakview Heights.


He was born June 23, 1932, in Mt. Carmel, Illinois, the son of Don and Bernadine (Vandever) Horrall. Bob graduated in 1950 from Mt. Carmel High School. Bob was a member of the Illinois National Guard. On March 17, 1951, Bob married Frances B. Woods in Mt. Carmel. Frances preceded him in death in 2016.


Bob was a member of Parkview Christian Church. He worked 39 years for Mt. Carmel Public Utility, retiring as Vice-President of Operations. He established Horrall Electric in the 1950’s. Bob was a charter member of the Civitans.


Left to cherish his memory are his children, Larry Horrall and wife Connie of Mt. Carmel, and, Beverly Luker and her husband Glen of Albion, Illinois; grandchildren, Timothy (Stephanie) Luker, Stacey (Mason) Moore, Josh (Ashley) Horrall, Matthew and Tara Horrall, and, Ryan and Lauren Horrall; nine great-grandchildren; sisters, Carolyn (Don) Macer of Mt. Carmel and Kathy Eggebrecht of Kissimmee, Florida; and a special friend, Virginia Ritchey.


Preceding him in death were his parents, wife, and sister, Betty Armstrong.


Visitation for Bob will be Thursday, December 21, 2017, at Short Funeral Home, 527 N. Mulberry Street, from 12:00 noon until 2:00 p.m. The funeral service will begin at 2:00 p.m. with burial at Highland Memorial Cemetery.


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Short-Cunningham Funeral Home is honored to serve the Horrall family.