Robert L. Bohart

Godfrey | Saturday, November 29 2014

Robert L. Bohart, 88, died at 6:00am Saturday, November 29, 2014 at his home with his family by his side. He was born February 11, 1926 in Alton the son of the late Charles and Marie (Ebbler) Bohart. On April 3, 1948 he married Charline Elaine (Price) and she preceded him in death on May 26, 2013. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran, a 41 year member of the Labor Local 338 in Wood River, and in 1987 he helped his son start Bo’s Hardware in downtown Alton and retired in 1992. He is survived by one daughter; Deborah Altom of Alton, one son; Mark “Bo” Bohart (Mary) of Alton and two sisters; Betty Todd of Wood River, and Helen Lazar of Fieldon and 3 grandchildren; Casey Hamberg (Mike), Montana Bohart, Luke Bohart, and five great grandchildren; Alex, Carley, Elaine, and Nathan Hamberg, and Owen Robert. He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, a brother; Elmer Bohart, and three sisters; Mildred, Hazel and Pat. Visitation will be 5:00 pm -7:00 pm Tuesday December 2, 2014 at Gent Funeral Home in Alton. Memorials may be made to St. Peter and Paul Catholic Church. Online guestbook can be found at

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