Robert D. Hervey, age 65, of Holiday Hills, died Wednesday, October 26, 2011, at his home. He was born February 4, 1946 in Chicago to Dale Carl and Dorothy M. (Proebstle) Hervey. On November 9, 1974, he married Dawn M. Dahl in Des Plaines.
A resident of McHenry since 1977, he was formerly of Hoffman Estates and Rolling Meadows. He began employment as a clerk with the McHenry Post Office in 1984, and worked there until he retired Oct. 31, 2003.
Bob was a Chicago Bears fan, and enjoyed fishing and traveling throughout the United States with his family. He especially enjoyed going to casinos, and often frequented casinos in Joliet. He was the proud owner of a Corvette when he was married, but when his family grew, he sold it. In April of 2010, Bob again became the happy owner of a Corvette, which he enjoyed immensely.
He is survived by his wife of nearly 37 years, Dawn; two children, Ryan (fiancee Jennifer Veach) Hervey of Rockford and Lauren (Scott) Eibisch of Crystal Lake; two grandchildren, Dylan and Sydney; a sister, Diana Hervey; his mother-in-law and father-in-law, Rosella and Lawrence Dahl of Arab, Alabama; two sisters-in-law, Christine (the late Robert) Hunsaker of Arab, Alabama and Diane (Christopher) Wallace of Orlando, FL, and a brother-in-law, John Dahl of Jackson, WY.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Visitation will be from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. Monday, October 31, 2011, at Justen Funeral Home & Crematory, 3700 W. Charles J. Miller Road, McHenry, IL 60050.
The funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday in the funeral home, with the Rev. Roger Schneider officating.
The cremation rite will be accorded privately.
For those wishing to send an expression of condolence, memorials are suggested by his family to Hospice Foundation of Northeastern Illinois, 405 Lake Zurich Road, Barrington, IL 60010.
Friends may send the family an on-line condolence at www.justenfh.com. For information, call the funeral home at 815-385-2400.