Robert L. Utley, 81, of Germantown Hills, IL, passed away at 8:40 am on Tuesday, June 8, 2021 at his residence. He was born on June 7, 1940 in Peoria, IL to Harry F. and Marie H. (Chamberlain) Utley. He was raised in a large family of six brothers and seven sisters. He married Arvella I. Flesner on October 1, 1960, in Peoria, IL.
Surviving are his wife, Arvella of Germantown Hills; son, Kent (Tana) Utley of Washington; granddaughter, Lauren (Chris) Dixon of Bloomington; and great-grandchildren, Vella, Hayleigh, and Jack Dixon.
Robert was a carpenter with Local #237. He was an avid outdoorsman and enjoyed spending time with his family.
Cremation rites have been accorded. A Celebration of Life Visitation will be held from 5:00 pm until 7:00 pm on Monday, June 14, 2021 at Mason Funeral Home Germantown Hills Chapel. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to St. Jude Midwest Affiliate, 530 NE Glen Oak Avenue, Peoria, IL 61637. Online condolences at www.masonfuneralhomes.com.