Robert "Rob" Balota

April 9, 1956 ~ June 8, 2020 (age 64)


Robert "Rob" Balota, 64, of Benton passed away on Monday morning, June 8, 2020 at his home.
Mr. Balota was born in St. Louis, MO on April 9, 1956, the son of John & Beulah (Mandrell) Balota.
Rob loved working in the Coal Mines as a crane operator. He loved Jesus Christ.
Mr. Balota is survived by his:
2 Sons:
Tim Balota
Robbie Balota
1 Sister: Debbie Lence & husband Alan of Marion
2 Brothers:
Danny Balota of Benton
John Balota & wife Carolyn of Bloomington
Several Nieces & Nephews
Mr. Balota was preceded in death by his Parents.
Private Graveside services will be held on Thursday at the Masonic & Oddfellows Cemetery in Benton with Mr. John Graskewicz officiating. 
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