Robert E. Vinyard, 69, of Rosiclare, IL died on Thursday, August 31, 2017. Robert was born in Karber’s Ridge to Robert H. and Mary (Lowry) Vinyard. Robert married his wife Sandra Whitehead on March 25, 2000. Robert was a veteran and a member of Cave In Rock Masonic Lodge #444.
Robert is survived by his wife, Sandra Vinyard; five children, Robert “Rob” (Gena) Vinyard; Chad (Robin) Vinyard; Todd (Rebekah) Vinyard; Corey (Immi) Vinyard; Liberty Vinyard and Robert Steers; and special daughter, Shawna (Cody) Hopkins; 15 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; sister, Melody (Gary) Whitlock; brother, Steve (Mark) Vinyard; sister-in-law, Sandra Vinyard.
Robert is preceded in death by his parents, Robert and Mary Vinyard; and brother, Richard Leon Vinyard.
Robert loved his family especially his grandkids.
Hardin County Funeral Service is in charge of arrangements Service will be held on Saturday, September 2, 2017 at Vinyard Chapel. The family will receive visitors from 10:00 a.m. until time of service. Interment will follow at Vinyard Cemetery with military rites by the Paul C. Rowan American Legion Post 571. Pastor Fred Birch will officiate the service.