Robert Whistler

Monday, December 18, 2006

PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Robert M. Whistler, 54, of Perryville died Friday, Dec. 15, 2006, at the Perry County Memorial Hospital in Perryville.

He was born Dec. 17, 1951, in Perryville, son of William John and Lillian Mary Bert Whistler.

Whistler was a retired lab supervisor from the Menard State Penitentiary.

Survivors include a son, Neil Whistler of Perryville; a brother, Stephen Whistler of Chaffee, Mo.; a sister, Mary Welker of Perryville; and a granddaughter.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother.

Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. today and from 6:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday at Young and Sons Funeral Chapel in Perryville.

Funeral will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral chapel with the Rev. Kevin Fausz officiating. Burial will be at Mount Hope Cemetery.