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Robert E Darling

September 23, 1935 - December 29, 2018

​ Robert E. Darling, 82, died Dec. 29, 2017. He was born to Earl and Elmer Bertha Darling of Tennessee, where he​ developed a love of the outdoors. Robert was a 35 year employee of ComEd and active Moose member. A generous and kind man, Bob always was there to lend a hand without expecting anything in return. He wi…read more

​ Robert E. Darling, 82, died Dec. 29, 2017. He was born to Earl and Elmer Bertha Darling of Tennessee, where he​ developed a love of the outdoors. Robert was a 35 year employee of ComEd and active Moose member. A generous and kind man, Bob always was there to lend a hand without expecting anything in return. He will be remembered for his smile that could melt a Midwest winter, his signature storytelling style, and his love of card games. He was the cherished husband for 52​ wonderful​ years of Karen (nee Trierweiler); father of Pam (Curt) Dickman, Roberta Biggerstaff, and Jeff (Mari Beth) and Jenny Darling; beloved brother to Tommy, Kenneth, Walter, George, Annie, Faye and Betty; grandfather to Jason, Jeremy, Justin, Shaun, Eric, Bobby, Kyle, Carissa, Courtney, Ryan. Ashley, Aaron, Amanda, Liz and Jake and many great-grandkids. He is preceded in death by his parents, brother William, daughter Joanna Roberts and infant son Robert Jr.  In lieu of flowers, please make a donation in Bob’s name to your favorite charity. Visitation will be held Saturday, January 13th, 2018 from 2-5 p.m. at Smith-Corcoran 185 E. Northwest Hwy, Palatine,60067.

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Date: Saturday, January 13, 2018

Time: 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Smith-Corcoran Palatine Chapel

185 E. Northwest Hwy
Palatine, IL 60067

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