Robert Buxbaum Jr.


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Posted Online: Nov. 27, 2012, 6:26 pm
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Robert E. Buxbaum Jr., 49, of Rock Island, died on Monday, Nov. 26, 2012, at his home.
A memorial service will be held at 4 p.m. Friday, Nov. 30, at Esterdahl Mortuary & Crematory, 6601 38th Ave., Moline. There will be a visitation one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Per his wishes, cremation rites have been accorded.
Robert was born on Oct. 21, 1963, in Davenport, the son of Robert E. Sr. and Nora Clark Buxbaum.
He worked as a cook for the Clinton Country Club. Robert enjoyed buying and selling antiques. He very much loved spending time with his family and friends including his annual family trips to Heritage Village in Fulton.
Survivors include his mother, Nora Buxbaum-Jones, Owensboro, Ky.; sisters, Theresa Adam-Hardy, Davenport, Janet Kennedy, Florida; brother, Christian (Teresa) Buxbaum, Las Vegas, Nev.; half-brother, Raymond Buxbaum, Davenport; many nieces; and nephews.
Online condolences may be left for his family by visiting his obituary online at www.esterdahl.com.












 



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