It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of IPPFA Director Robert “Bob” Burress
Source: IPPFA

Bob was a founding member of the IPPFA and served as a director from 1986-1995 and then again from 2008-2018. Bob retired as Chief of Police from the Pekin Police Department in 1995 and served as the Police Pension Fund President for 23 years.

Bob was a dear friend, mentor, and a huge supporter of the IPPFA. He will be greatly missed not only by his IPPFA family, but by everyone that knew him.

His memorial service will be at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, November 16, 2018 at Preston-Hanley Funeral Homes & Crematory in Pekin, IL. Pastor W. Lloyd Brock will officiate. Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Thursday, November 15, 2018 at the funeral home. Inurnment will follow the service in Glendale Memorial Gardens in Pekin, IL. Honors will be accorded by the Pekin Police Department.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Tazewell Animal Protective Society, 100 Taps Lane, Pekin, IL 61554, as Bob was big into animals.

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