Robert J. Newford, 92, of Rosiclare died at 6:50 a.m. on Friday Dec. 28, 2012, at the Rosiclare Healthcare and Rehab Center.
He as born on Nov. 6, 1920, in Chicago to Fred and Florence Newford. He was a retired security guard and a Navy veteran.
He is survived by two daughters, Sandra (John) Sine of Elizabethtown, Judy (Brad) Woodbury, DesPlains; two sons, Robert Newford, Elizabethtown, David (Pam) Newford, DesPlains; one grandchild; six great-grandchildren; one great-great- grandchild.
He was preceded in death by his parents; first wife, Lois (Hook), Newford, and his second wife, Jean Newford.
Hardin County Funeral Services, Cox Funeral Home, is in charge of arrangements. As per his wishes, Mr. Newford has been cremated. A memorial service will be announced at a later date.