Robert “Bob” J. Dagon Jr., 71, of Granite City passed away Monday, Jan. 12, 2015, at Gateway Regional Medical Center. He was born May 25, 1943, in Taft, Calif., to Robert James Dagon Sr. and Dolores (nee: Buskil) Dagon. He married Darlene Venable June 24, 1994.
He served his country in the U.S. Navy and was a member of Concordia Lutheran Church in Granite City. He worked at Ford Motor Co. for 40 years until his retirement.
He is survived by his wife; Darlene Dagon of Granite City; daughter, Yvonne (Steve) Schmitt of Shobonier, Ill.; son, Robert James Dagon Ill of Los Angeles, Calif.; five grandchildren and one great-grandchild; stepdaughters, Kira Robertson of Granite City and Gabrielle Pauley of Granite City; stepsons, Paul, Daniel and Cody Solomon, all of Granite City; and three sisters, Sherry, Patricia and Sheila.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
A memorial visitation will be held 4-7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015, at Wojstrom Funeral Home & Crematory in Granite City. Online guestbook available at www.wojstrom.com.