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Bobby J. Moreland, 76, Vandalia

Bobby Joe Moreland, 76, of Vandalia, Illinois, passed away Thursday, August 11, 2022, at Barnes-Jewish Hosp., Saint Louis, MO.

Bobby Moreland

Bobby Moreland

Memorial Services will be held at 11:00 AM on Friday, August 26, 2022, at Ramsey Cemetery, Ramsey, IL, with Military Rites by Ramsey and Herrick American Legion Post. Friends and Family may gather at the cemetery at 10:30 AM. Memorials: To the family. Miller Funeral Home, Vandalia, IL, is in charge of arrangements. Online memories and condolences may be shared with the family at

Born May 14, 1946, in Pana, IL, the son of Louie Ray & Naomi (Turner) Moreland. He worked at Vandalia Correctional Center in the Maintenance Department; U.S. Navy Veteran; was a former Mason and member of National Turkey Federation. Bobby loved making turkey strikes; woodworking; fishing; turkey hunting and spending time with his family.

Survived by: Dau-in-law – Tanya Schum, Decatur, IL; Granddaughter – Kaylin Moreland, Decatur, IL; Sister – Mary Estes, Ramsey, IL; Niece – Connie Roberts & Donnie, Ramsey, IL; and Friend – Russell Schwarm, Vandalia, IL.

Preceded in death by: His Parents; Son – Chad Moreland; Brothers – Tommy and Louie “Eddie” Moreland; Sister – Helen Oakley; and Mr. Russell.