Robert Luckey


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Posted Online: Dec. 03, 2012, 5:19 pm
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Robert L. Luckey, 55, of Calvin, Okla., lost his battle with cancer on Thursday, Nov. 28, 2012, in Oklahoma.
The family will hold a memorial at a later date.
He was born June 17, 1957, in Chicago. He grew up in the Rock Island, Milan area, before moving to Calvin. He was a truck driver.
Survivors include his mother, Carlyn Fischer, Maryland; son, Bruce Luckey, Quad-Cities area; brother, Carl G. Luckey, LeClaire; sisters, Debbie Luckey, East Moline, Sandy and James Downey, LeClaire, Jeanette and Tim Ward, Moline, and Carolyn Luckey, Silvis; a granddaughter, Tatiana Luckey, Rock Island. He was preceded in death by his father, Robert Luckey; and a brother, Bruce.












 




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1864 -- 150 years ago: The Chicago and Rock Island Railroad will carry all who wish to attend the Chicago convention for half fare — that is, full fare to Chicago and return free.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Hardy Hetter, for several years yardmaster in the Burlington Railroad yards in Rock Island and Moline, was transferred to Beardstown. He was succeeded here by J.E. Albrecht.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Corn was estimated at 50 percent of the normal crop in Rock Island County by Crop Correspondent Thomas Campbell.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Robert Carroll, 12-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Farr Carroll, of near Aledo, won the grand championship of the Mercer County baby beef show with "Fat Stuff."
1964 -- 50 years ago: About 250 persons attended the first in a series of horse shows at the Hillandale Stables off Knoxville Road near Milan on Saturday afternoon and evening.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Ground was broken this morning for the $4.5 million Rock Valley Business Park near Rock Valley Plaza, Rock Island. The first building is 17,000 square feet for offices and a warehouse and should be completed by Dec. 1.




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