Mr. Robert J. Hillery, a resident of Waukegan, Illinois, was born February 12, 1934, in Clayton, Alabama to William J. and Flora B. Hillery. He moved to Illinois in 1968. In 1978, he established his business, Hillery's Bar-B-Que Restaurant, which he operated for the next 40 years.
Brother Hillery was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Beatrice; brother, William; two sisters, Ruby and Lula Mae; and daughter, Ada.
Robert leaves to cherish his memories: son, Robert, Jr. (LaVerne); daughter, Penny (Derrel); eight grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; one great-great grandchild.; brother, Fred; sister, Anna; many nieces, nephews, cousins, and dear friends.