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Robert E. Gaughan

Granite City | Friday, September 25 2020

Robert E. Gaughan, 66, of Granite City, Illinois, passed away at 10:20 a.m. on Friday, September 25, 2020 at Edwardsville Care Center in Edwardsville.  He was born August 13, 1954 in Granite City, a son of the late Robert O. and Mary Ann (Miller) Gaughan.  Robert was a self-employed general contractor throughout the years and had owned and operated The Sports Tap in Granite City for several years.  He loved home remodeling and was always helping family and friends with home projects.  He enjoyed his days of playing golf and will be remembered for the love and special times shared with his family and friends. 

He is survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Krystal and Jarod McMillian of Troy; two granddaughters, Mackenzie and Emma McMillian of Troy; special cousins, Rosemarie and Mike Heath, Lindsay and Tom Rollins, Matthew and Nikole Heath and Kathy and Tony Phifer; numerous other close family members and friends.  In addition to his beloved parents, he was preceded in death by his loving sister, Judith A. “Judy” Gaughan. 

In celebration of Robert’s life, a family memorial service is being planned for a later date.  Memorial donations are suggested to Heartland Hospice.  Irwin Chapel of Granite City is serving the family.  www.irwinchapel.com


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Irwin Chapel Funeral Home

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