July 21, 2016

Robert D. Willey


img010 (2)-001Robert Dean Willey, 68, of Lincoln, passed away July 21, 2016. He was born April 7, 1948 in Geneva to Dean and LaVeta (Madison) Willey.  Robert graduated from Geneva High School and continued on to Southeast Community College in Milford and graduated with a degree in mechanics.  Robert served in the Marine Corps from 1968-1970, and belonged to American Legion Post #216.

Robert Married Judith (Horky) of Friend in 1979 in Lincoln. Robert enjoyed spending time with his family especially his grandsons, playing cards and restoring cars.  Robert retired from Goodyear in 2005 after 35 years.

He is preceded in death by his parents and grandparents. Survived by his wife Judith; daughter Amanda (Jarrod) Neujahr, grandsons Brayden, Coleton, and Logan; his son, Brian Willey (Dani) Grandson Hudson; sister, Norma Jean Willey; sister-in-law Jane(Ken) Harpenau; sister-in-law Janelle Kopsa; cousins, niece, nephews, and many dear friends.

A Celebration of Life will be held Wednesday July 27, 4:00 p.m. at Risky’s 48th & Leighton Lincoln.  In Lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to the family.


  1. So sorry for your loss , thoughts and prayers to the family and friends

  2. You were a great man I will be missed by so many friends I love you willey rest in peace thoughts and prayers for your family and friends

  3. Dear Judy and Family,
    I am so sorry for your loss of Robert, please know that others care! You will be in my prayers at the difficult time.
    With Christian Love,
    Trudy Odvody

  4. Judy and Family, Prayers to you and your Family. Sorry about Willey. He will be missed by so many Friends. Christy


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