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“To Melody and Family, So sad to read of the loss of Bob. He was a really nice person and your whole family is very precious to me. The children...Read More »
1 of 6 | Posted by: Bill and Elizabeth Hull - FL

“Please know our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family John. Matt really liked your Dad and was sad to hear of his passing. If there is...Read More »
2 of 6 | Posted by: Matt and Shannon King - Powderly, TX

“Deepest sympathies to family and friends. Bob was a great teacher, coach, employer and friend who made a great impact on my life. He will truly be...Read More »
3 of 6 | Posted by: Jim Haas - Pekin, IL

“So sad to learn of the passing of Bob. He was a good friend of mine for all the years we were classmates in the class of 1960 Orion High School. ...Read More »
4 of 6 | Posted by: Beverly Bonynge Buck - Scottsdale, AZ

“Melody and family, Like all of you I will miss Bob and hearing of his life. Bob will always be "Buns" to me with many memories from delivering...Read More »
5 of 6 | Posted by: Hugh Andrson - Sun City West, AZ

“Melody and Family, We missed you & Bob at our 55th and were praying for a different result. Our prayers and thoughts are with you during these...Read More »
6 of 6 | Posted by: Linda Anderson (Vanderheyden) Wyman - AZ


Robert R. "Bob" Cashman, 73, of Quincy, Illinois formerly of Nauvoo, passed away at 10:43 a.m. Sunday, November 8, 2015 at Blessing Hospital in Quincy.

Born May 24, 1942 in Beverly, Massachusetts the son of Harland James Sr. and Ethel (Carson) Cashman. On August 1, 1964 he married Melody Clark in Orion, Illinois.

Survivors include his wife; Melody of Quincy, Illinois, one daughter; Cindy (Jeff) Hendrickson of Keokuk, Iowa, two sons; John (Tracy) Cashman of Chatham, Illinois and Bill Cashman of Nauvoo, Illinois, six grandchildren; Tyler and Aaron Hendrickson, Ellie, Emily and Alex Cashman and Cole Cashman; two brothers; Jim Cashman of Reeds Springs, Missouri and Rod (Sharon) Cashman of Orion, Illinois and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother William.

Bob was a graduate of Orion High School and Western Illinois University. He was a teacher and coach at the Nauvoo Colusa High School and then worked for the State of Illinois Department of Natural Resources. He retired in 2001 as the Site Superintendent for the Nauvoo State Park. Bob was a member of the Nauvoo United Methodist Church where he served on the church council as president for over twenty years. He was a member of the Nauvoo Lions Club, trustee of the Nauvoo Township for many years, served on the Nauvoo Fire Department, was a Scout leader, a Webelo leader in Nauvoo and an Alpha Phi Omega fraternity member. Bob enjoyed collecting Watt pottery, collecting baseball cards, traveling and his grandchildren and was an avid Atlanta Braves fan.

Friends may call after 2:00 p.m. Friday, November 13, 2015 at the Nauvoo United Methodist Church in Nauvoo, Illinois where family will receive friends from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. that evening.

A memorial service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, November 14, 2015 at the Nauvoo United Methodist Church with Pastor Mark Hendrickson officiating.

Burial will be at the Nauvoo City Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established in his memory for the Nauvoo United Methodist Church.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.schmitzlynkfuneralhome.com.
The Schmitz-Lynk Funeral Homes is assisting the family with the arrangements.