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Robert E. Hupp

Robert E. Hupp, 90, of Oreana, IL, passed away, December 6, 2018 at Decatur Memorial Hospital.


Robert was born June 10, 1928 in Oreana, IL, the son of Thomas Edgar and Edith A (Hobbs) Hupp. He was a veteran of the US Army. He married Lois E. Ferrill on May 2, 1952 in Oreana, IL.


Robert was employed as an examiner for the Illinois Secretary of State Driver Testing Facilities retiring after 30 years of service. He had served from 1956 to 1980 on the Macon County Board and as Whitmore Township Supervisor. He was a member of the Loyal Order of the Moose, and longtime Little League coach in Oreana, IL.


Robert was inducted into the Illinois Softball Hall of Fame in 2018. He was an avid sports fan, especially the Cubs and Illini sports.


Surviving are his wife, Lois E. Hupp; sons, Larry E. Hupp of Decatur, IL, Roger E. Hupp of Oreana, IL, Alan R. Hupp (Eydie) of Oreana, IL; daughter-in-law, Lana J. Hupp; brothers, William Hupp (Aileen) of Evansville, IN, Paul Hupp (Jean) of Decatur, IL; sisters, Dorothy Adams of Forsyth, IL, Shirley Lechleiter of Forsyth, IL, Jane Miller of Hammond, IL; grandchildren, Pamela Daily (Matthew), Nathan Hupp (Jennifer), Stefanie Hupp, Whitney Hupp, Kaitlin Hupp, Jared Hupp, Cameron Hupp, Sabrina Behrends; great-grandchildren, Brenton Daily, Tyler Daily, Tessa Daily, Brayden Daily, Landon Hupp, Ryker Hupp, Kai Hupp, Zoey Behrends; and several nieces and nephews.


He was preceded in death by his parents, grandparents; son, Duane E. Hupp and one infant son; brothers, Grundy, Keith, Herbert, Dale Hupp and sisters, Cressie Pope and Faye Walters.


Funeral Service will be held 2:00 PM, Wednesday, December 12, 2018 at Moran and Goebel Funeral Home. Visitation will be from 5 – 7 PM, Tuesday, December 11, 2018 at Moran and Goebel Funeral Home. Burial will be at Friends Creek Cemetery in Oreana, IL.


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