Robert K. “Dewdrop” Auth, 77, of Ivesdale, passed away at 11:15 P.M., on Friday, May 3, 2019, at OSF Heart of Mary Medical Center, Urbana.
Funeral services were held on Friday, May 10, 2019, at 2:00 P.M., at the Hinds Funeral Home, 348 N. Piatt St., Bement. The Rev. Father Fredi Gomez-Torres officiated. Visitation was held one hour prior to the services on Friday at the funeral home. Burial was in the St. Joseph’s Catholic Cemetery, Ivesdale. Following committal services at the Ivesdale Cemetery on Friday, there was a celebration of life for Dewdrop at the Not So Far Bar in Ivesdale. Memorial contributions can be made to the Ivesdale EMTs.
Bob was born on September 9, 1941 in Urbana, a son of Cy and Mildred Kirk Auth. He married Robin D. Alexander on August 18, 1978 in Urbana, and she passed away on May 18, 2003.
Surviving are 2 sons, Donald Allen Schroeder of Houston, TX, and Jeremy Lee Schroeder of Ivesdale. Also surviving are a brother, Jim Auth of Springfield, and 2 sisters, Mary Alice Auth of Springfield, and Karen Smith of Champaign. He was preceded in death by his parents, wife and a brother, Bill Auth.
Dewdrop was a member of the Laborers Local Union #703, he loved to farm and he enjoyed building model airplanes.
Aaron and Susie Hinds of Hinds Funeral Home, Bement, have the honor to serve the Auth family in their time of need. “Our Family Is Here To Serve Your Family.”