Robert Lee Darte, 70, of Gillespie, IL, died at Hillsboro Rehabilitation and Health Care Center, Hillsboro, IL on Monday, April 1, 2019 at 7:46 am. He was born April 21, 1948, in Litchfield, IL to Kennard Darte & Beulah (Chappell) Darte. He married Pamela (Olmsted) Darte. She preceded him in death on November 3, 2017. He was a teacher for Southwestern Illinois College. Robert was a veteran of the US Army. He is survived by his father, Kennard Darte of Mt. Clare, IL, son, Jason Darte of Gillespie, IL, grandchildren, Connor Darte, Belle Darte, and sister, Patricia (Rickey) Rhodes of Worden, IL. Robert was preceded in death by his mother and spouse. Friends may call on Thursday, April 4, 2019 from 5-8pm at Kravanya Funeral Home, Gillespie, IL. Funeral services will be on Friday, April 5, 2019 at 11 am at Kravanya Funeral Home, Gillespie, IL with Pastor Jared DePoppe officiating. Burial will be at Gillespie Cemetery, Gillespie, IL. Memorials can be made to donor's choice. Anyone wishing to send an online condolence may do so at www.kravanyafuneral.com. Kravanya Funeral Home, Gillespie, IL is in charge of the arrangements.
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