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Obituary for Robert C. "Bobby" Prox
Robert Charles "Bobby" Prox, age 64, of Rockford, IL, formerly of Janesville, WI, died Tuesday, October 20, 2015, at Rockford Memorial Hospital. Bobby was born May 20, 1951, in Janesville, the son of Robert F. and Jane E. (Buggs) Prox. He graduated from Parker High School and attended Blackhawk Technical College. Bobby owned Williams Wrecker Service in Janesville for several years. After selling that business, he purchased a Peterbilt rig and drove semi cross-country as an independent owner/operator. He was a car enthusiast and enjoyed spending time working on them with his father. Bobby is survived by his parents, Bob and Glenda Prox of Mountain Home, AR; two sisters: Jody (Al) Clauson of Montgomery, IL; Pamela (Frank) Robles of Thayer, MO; also nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. He was preceded in death by his mother and grandparents. A Funeral Service will be held at 12 p.m. noon on Friday, October 23, 2015, at Hansen Funeral Home, 211 South Main St., Janesville, with Fr. Thomas Marr officiating. Visitation will be held from 11 a.m. until the time of the service on Friday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Janesville. Memorials may be made to the family. Online condolences may be made at www.hansenfh.com