Robert D. Deitz

Robert D. Deitz, 86, of Mount Vernon, Illinois passed away at 8:55 P.M. August 31, 2018 at Nature Trail Health Care Center.He was born August 10, 1932 in McLeansboro, Illinois to the late Bob and Necie (Mezo) Deitz. Robert married Joan (Viers) Deitz on December 15, 1951. They were blessed with nearly 67 years of marriage.

A Visitation will be held Wednesday, September 5, 2018 from 5:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. at Hughey Funeral Home in Mount Vernon, Illinois. A Graveside Service will be held Thursday, September 6, 2018 at 11:00 A.M. at Oakwood Cemetery in Mount Vernon, Illinois with Mr. Marty Mills officiating. Full Military Honors will be conducted by the American Legion Post #141. Interment will follow. Memorials may be made in Robert’s honor to the Paralyzed Veterans of America.

Call Hughey Funeral Home at 618-242-3348 or visit for further information.