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Kelley, Robert L.
Robert L. "Biker Bob" Kelley, 61, of 659 N. Farnham St. Galesburg died 10:05 AM Friday, December 11, 2009 at Galesburg Cottage Hospital.

He was born August 5, 1948 in Monmouth, IL to Robert L. and Martha Matilda Smith Kelley. He married Rebecca Shane.

Surviving are 3 sons Chris, Kyle and Robert Kelley of Galesburg, a daughter Ashley Kelley of Galesburg, a sister Martha Kelley of Monmouth, a grandchild, Pamela Taylor whom he shared his home and a large circle of friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, a son Mathew Kelley and a brother Gary Kelley.

Bob was a warehouseman for Gates Rubber Company for 26 years and also worked for Chilly Willy's Custom Cycle Parts in Galesburg. He was a life member of H.O.G. He loved the Chicago Cubs and his dogs. He enjoyed traveling and riding his Harley Davidson and Honda motorcycles.

Graveside services are scheduled for 10:00 AM Tuesday December 22, 2009 in East Linwood Cemetery. Friends are welcome to bring memories to share. Also a Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.

Memorials may be made to the Galesburg Rescue Mission or to the charity of the donor's choice. Online condolences may be made at www.h-p-w.com.
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