Robert L. Eskew

Godfrey | Saturday, February 27 2016

Dateline: Godfrey, IL

Robert L. Eskew, 77, died at 9:23 a.m. on Saturday, February 27, 2016 at Alton Memorial Hospital. He was born December 14, 1938 in Sanderson, West Virginia the son of late Robert L. and Ruth (Friend) Eskew. He retired from O.I. Glass in Godfrey and was a member of Calvary Baptist Church. On January 20, 1962 in Charleston, W.V. he married Donna L. (Atkinson) and she survives. Also surviving are two daughters, Cheryl Jackson (David) of Lake Bluff, IL and Vickie Berghorst (Steve) of Allendale, Michigan and two grandchildren, Alexis Jackson and Ben Jackson, and one nephew, Scott Chapman and his fiancé Christina of Morgantown, W.V., and one great niece, Shelby Chapman of Bakersfield, CA he was preceded in death by one sister and her husband, Mary Ann and Dan Chapman, and one niece, Terri Chapman. Visitation will be from 4:00-8:00 p.m. on Monday, February 29, 2016 at Gent Funeral Home in Alton. Funeral services will be at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, March 1st at Calvary Baptist Church in Alton with Reverend Dr. Rick Patrick to officiate. Burial will be at Rose Lawn Memory Gardens in Bethalto. Memorials may be made to Homebound Ministry at Calvary Baptist Church. Additional information and online guest book may be found at

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