Robert Boyles Obituary

Robert  E. Boyles
Robert E. Boyles

August 24, 1933 - August 21, 2017
Born in Granite City, Illinois
Resided in Granite City, IL
  • Contat Us
  • Guestbook
  • Photos
  • Services
  • Send Flowers


Robert E. “Bob” Boyles, 83 of Granite City, Illinois passed away on Monday, August 21, 2017 at Eden Village in Glen Carbon, Illinois.

Bob was born on August 24, 1933 in Granite City, Illinois the son of the late Claude M. and Frieda Boyles. Bob worked at Granite City Steel as a crane operator for 43 years, retiring in 1996. He served his country in the United States Army during the Korean War and was a member of St. John Lutheran Church. Bob’s greatest joy was his family and they will remember him for all the special times they shared together.

Bob is survived by and will be missed by his daughter; Amy (Clayton) Beatty of Granite City, Illinois; his son, Robert L. (Meredith) Boyles of Denver, Colorado; his grandchildren, Ethan Beatty, Isaac Beatty of Granite City, Illinois.

In addition to his parents, Bob was preceded in death by his wife; Charlotte (Hallows) Boyles, whom he married on June 24, 1967.

Friends may call on Thursday, August 24, 2017 from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Irwin Chapel, 3960 Maryville Road in Granite City. In celebration of Bob’s life, services will be held on Friday, August 25, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. at the funeral home with Pastor Alan Beuster officiating. Burial will follow with military rites at Sunset Hill Memorial Estates in Glen Carbon. Memorials in Bob’s memory are suggested to the American Cancer Society or the American Heart Association.

To send flowers or a remembrance gift to the family of Robert Boyles, please visit our Tribute Store.




Irwin Chapel
3960 Maryville Road
Granite City, IL US 62040
Thursday, August 24, 2017
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Irwin Chapel
3960 Maryville Road
Granite City, IL US 62040
Friday, August 25, 2017
10:00 AM


American Cancer Society
1599 Clifton Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30329
Founded in 1913, the American Cancer Society(ACS) consists of more than two million volunteers and staff collaborating with nearly 18 million cancer survivors, their families and supporting donors united nationwide to conquer cancer. To accomplish its mission, the ACS collaborates with other voluntary health agencies, community-based organizations, business leaders, legislators, and educators at the national and grassroots levels to identify and address nationwide and local cancer issues through education, patient service, research and advocacy programs.
American Heart Association
591 Glen Crossing Road | Glen Carbon, IL 62034 | Phone: 618-288-9500
3960 Maryville Road | Granite City, IL 62040 | Phone: 618-931-8000
© Copyright  2010-2018 Irwin Chapel and FuneralNet®
Infinite Menus, Copyright 2006, OpenCube Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Harry Hall
December 1st, 2018
Mildred Greathouse
October 25th, 2018
Lucille Bringer
October 25th, 2018
Billie Buchholz
October 25th, 2018
Paul Brewer
October 22nd, 2018
Judith "Judy" Miller
October 21st, 2018
Melissa Epperson
October 20th, 2018
Mary Trunk
October 18th, 2018
Teresa Foley
October 16th, 2018
To view all obituaries, click here. To express condolences, click a name and sign their guestbook.