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Stephen D Bobbitt

May 1, 1961 ~ February 13, 2022 (age 60)


Stephen D. Bobbitt, 60, of Mt. Carmel, Illinois, passed away Sunday, February 13, 2022, at Encompass Health Deaconess Rehabilitation Hospital in Newburgh, Indiana.

Steve was born May 1, 1961 in Mt. Carmel, the son of Lewis and Vivian (Mastaw) Bobbitt. He graduated from Mt. Carmel High School Class of 1979. He married Ilona Kalous November 18, 2005. They were married for sixteen years.

Steve was a member of Grace Memorial Baptist Church. He worked as a custodian for District 348, was a member of VFW Auxiliary Post 4276 and a served the Veterans Honor Guard. Steve loved fishing and hunting with his father and children; helping people and cooking at the VFW.

Those left to cherish Steve’s memory include his wife of sixteen years, Ilona; children Brandi (Arthur) Hall of Mt. Carmel, Sandy (Eric) Giffin of Mt. Carmel, Joshua Stephen (Naomi) Bobbitt of Altamont, Illinois; grandchildren, Ivy Rose, Gabriel Louis, Anna Fay Marie, Samuel Dennis; siblings, Sherry Bailey of Browns IL, Judy Maass (Carter Lear) of Nauvoo, Illinois, Rodger (Bonnie) Bobbitt of Browns, Illinois, Mike (Tonya) Bobbitt of Mt. Carmel, Eddie (Shirley) Bobbitt of Mt. Carmel, Myrna Gay Moffitt of Richland Hills, Texas; and several nieces and nephews.

Steve was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Brenda Schmitt and brother Ronald Smith.

A Memorial Service will take place Saturday, February 26, 2022 at 1:00 p.m. at  the VFW, 101 S Market, Mt. Carmel, IL 62863.

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Memorial Gathering
February 26, 2022

1:00 PM
Veteran's of Foreign Wars
First and Market Streets
Mt. Carmel, IL 62863

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