Robert G. “R.G.” Drummet, 73 of Rutland passed away Wednesday, July 26, 2017 at OSF St. Joseph Medical Center, Bloomington.
Funeral services will be 10:00 AM Tuesday, August 1, 2017 at Calvert – Johnson & Froelich Memorial Home, Toluca, with Rev. Ryan Anderson officiating. Burial with military rites will follow in Rutland Cemetery, Rutland. Visitation will be from 4:00 to 7:00 PM Monday and for one hour prior to services Tuesday both at the memorial home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Rutland American Legion or the Rutland Cemetery Association.
R.G. was born July 24, 1944 in Streator, the son of Wayne C. and Florence R. Carlson Drummet. He is survived by a son, Jason (Brad) Drummet of Rutland; a sister, Marsha (Dirk) Halma of Gurnee; a niece, Rebecca (Chris) Stefani of Wadsworth; 2 step-grandsons; and one great nephew.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
R.G. was a graduate of Wenona High School, class of 1962. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1963 to 1964 and then served in the Marine Corps Reserves from 1964 to 1969. He was a member of the Rutland American Legion Post 1121. He was a retired farmer, bartender and construction worker.