BUDA — Robert D. Joos, 64, of Buda passed away peacefully at 9:20 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013, surrounded by his family at home, after a courageous battle with cancer.
Robert was born June 12, 1949, in Peoria, the son of Robert K. and Zelma Lorene Rummerfield Joos. He married Rebecca R. Roger on June 1, 1968, in Chillicothe. She survives.
Also surviving are his children, Kimberly S. Joos of Eureka, Robert A. (Angie) Joos of Neponset, and John A. Joos, Amy R. Joos and Thomas W. (Crystal) Joos, all of Buda; five grandchildren, Kyle, Trent, Molly and Anthony Moore, and Megan Eble; his mother, Lorene Joos of Peoria; two brothers, Ronald (Christy) Joos of Bloomfield, Iowa, and Ralph (Jenny) Joos of Castleton; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his father.
Robert was a farmer for 42 years. He was a wonderful husband, father and grandfather. He loved the Lord and his church.
He was a member of the Bradford Apostolic Christian Church, where funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday. Ministers of the church will officiate. Burial will be in the Apostolic Christian Church Cemetery, Princeville.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Haskell-Hott Funeral Home, Princeville, and from 9 to 9:45 a.m. Wednesday prior to the funeral.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Morton Home for the Handicapped or the Buda Rescue Unit.
Condolences may be sent to the family via www.haskellhott.com.