Robert Lee Hake
26 April, 1936 – 22 July, 2021
PEORIA ~ Robert Lee Hake, 85, of Peoria, passed away at 7:36 p.m. Thursday, July 22, 2021 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria.
Born April 26, 1936 in Peoria to Robert Joseph and Lucille (Harpman) Hake. They preceded him in death.
Surviving are his significant other Jessie Jones; four children, Kimberly Hake of Washington, Susan Moore of Creve Coeur, Terry Hake of Canton and Robert (Tracey) Hake of Corryton, Tennessee; thirteen grandchildren and many great-grandchildren and one sister, Dianne (Mike) Baughman of Bartonville.
Robert worked as a mechanic for many years at Automotive Ignition in downtown Peoria retiring in 1995. He thoroughly enjoyed spending time with his family.
Robert was a jack-of-all-trades always helping others in need fixing things. He enjoyed riding motorcycles and loved his family and children dearly.
The family would like to give a special thank you to David, Justin and Nicole for their care of Robert.
There will be no services. Cremation has been entrusted to Preston-Hanley Funeral Homes & Crematory in Creve Coeur.
Memorial contributions may be given to St. Jude Midwest Affiliate, 530 NE Glen Oak Ave, Peoria, IL 61603 or Tazewell Animal Protective Society, 100 TAPS Lane. Pekin, IL 61554.
To express condolences online, visit www.preston-hanley.com
No public services are scheduled at this time. Receive a notification when services are updated.
Robert Lee Hake
mrs. Larry Beckner
9 August 2021
Have known Sonny for over sixty years. The world is a poorer place now without him.
24 July 2021
Love the memories al and I have of time spent with him and Jessi. He was a good man we will miss him