Robert W. Kirkwood, 61, of Bunker Hill, IL, died at Alton Memorial Hospital, Alton, IL on Monday, June 15, 2020 at 6:17 pm. He was born November 21, 1958, in Litchfield, IL to George Raymond Kirkwood & Doris (Goodwin) Kirkwood. He was a truck driver for Estes Trucking in Eureka, MO. Robert worked at Aladdin Steel in Gillespie, IL for over 25 years. He enjoyed working on cars, camping, fishing and spending time with his grandkids. He is survived by his mother, Doris Kirkwood of Bunker Hill, IL, children, Brandi (John) Miles of Bunker Hill, IL, Heather Kirkwood of Litchfield, IL, Bobbi (John) Fisher of Hillsboro, IL, Christopher Kirkwood of Bethalto, IL, grandchildren, Cristine Gaither, Evan Miles, Whyatt Knezik, Aiden Miles, Ethan Miles, Chase Hartman, Bryce Hartman, Johnny Fisher, Keeyannah Hammack, Dessa Hammack, Alexandria Hammack, Adalynn Bartholomew, Bella Hammack, great-grandchildren, Brentley Miles, Aria Hornbeck, siblings, Carol (Leonard) Brave of Alhambra, IL, Lori (Dave) Ritter of Carlock, IL, Amy (Jonathan) Hess of Bethalto, IL, Jeffrey (Tracie) Kirkwood of Dorchester, IL, many nieces, nephews and cousins. Robert was preceded in death by his father. Graveside services will be held Saturday, July 11, 2020 at 12:00 pm at St. Mary's Cemetery, Bunker Hill, IL and a celebration of life will be at 2:00 pm at the Miles home, 9596 Misty Ln in Bunker Hill, IL. Memorials are suggested to Robert Kirkwood's Children and Grandchildren Fund to restore his 1965 Skylark. Anyone wishing to send an online condolence may do so at www.kravanyafuneral.com. Kravanya Funeral Home, Bunker Hill, IL is in charge of the arrangements.
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Robert Kirkwood's Children and Grandchildren Fund to restore his 1965 Skylark