Robert Allensworth

Wood River | Thursday, August 26 2021 |

Robert Rile Allensworth, 56, passed away at 10:45 pm, Thursday, August 26, 2021, at Alton Memorial Hospital.

Born March 21, 1965, in Alton, he was the son of Hubert and Sharon (Prather) Allensworth of Wood River.

Rob had worked as a machinist for the Olin Corporation for over 30 years after graduating from Ranken Technical College.  He loved his family; enjoyed fishing, golfing, hunting, and hanging out with his friends in his garage.

In addition to his parents, surviving are a son, Jordan Rile Allensworth of Wood River; brother, Richard Allensworth of Ft. Lauderdale, FL; sister, Patricia Robien of East Alton; nieces, Alexis Allensworth, Kennedi Robien; nephew, Connor Robien; aunts, Shirley Brown of Owensboro, KY, Patricia Buchanan of Phoenix, AZ, Ruth Allensworth of Alton, Vera Prather of Murphysboro; uncles, Arthur Wayne Allensworth in Missouri and LeRoy Sinks of Alton; and numerous cousins.

Visitation will be from 3-7 pm, Friday, September 3 at Marks Mortuary in Wood River.

Cremation rites will be accorded following the visitation.

A Celebration of Life gathering will be held beginning at 1 pm on Saturday, September 4 at the Wood River Moose Lodge.

Memorials may be made to the family for the benefit of the Machinist and Aero Space Workers Union Scholarship Fund.

Obit Provided By:
Mark's Mortuary

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