American Patriotic 10

Robert L. Christine

October 8, 1952 ~ April 8, 2022 (age 69)


Robert L. Christine was born on October 8, 1952 in Keokuk, Iowa to Kenneth W. and Doris W. Martin. Robert passed away April 8, 2022
He was preceded in death by his parents. He is survived b his sisters, Denise Christine of Peoria, Illinois and Norma-Jean Feltman of Lansing, Illinois. His children: Rob Christine of New York, Charity Thompson, Kenneth (Sarah Henschel) Christine of Kankakee, Illinois and Guy (Toya) Christine of Bloomington, Illinois and his grandson, Gavin.
Robert was a veteran of the United States Navy (1971-1978). He received his Associates degree of Arts from Carl Sandburg College (1981). He then went to Western Illinois University, where he received his Bachelors oin the Arts (1985), his EMT certification (1986) and both his Masters in English and Journalism and his Masters in Communication (1992).
He worked at WIU Television as a production coordinator from 1989-1997. He then worked as an over the road truck driver from 1997-2007. He spent three years from 2007-2010 working overseas as a convoy driver in war zones.
Robert love to travel, read and watch movies. He enjoyed cooking, riding motorcycles and listening to smooth jazz.
Cremation rites have been accorded. A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.
Clugston-Tibbitts Funeral Home in Macomb is in charge of arrangements.
You may leave condolences and sign the guest book online at

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Robert L. Christine, please visit our floral store.


You can still show your support by sending flowers directly to the family, or by planting a memorial tree in the memory of Robert L. Christine
© 2022 Clugston-Tibbitts Funeral Home. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS & TA | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Accessibility