Robert E. Feigenbaum


CARBONDALE — Robert E. Feigenbaum passed away July 30, 2019.

He graduated from CBC High School in St. Louis at the age of 16 and went on to Washington University, where he received his law degree at 20 years of age and had to wait six months till he was 21 to take and pass the bar exam.

For seven years he practiced law until he went to work for Turco Manufacturing Company in St. Louis. He later became president of Turco and in 1960, moved Turco from St. Louis to Du Quoin, and his entire family to Carbondale, where they lived for 37 years. Another subsidiary was Charmglow gas barbecue grills. Bob was also very active on the business development board at Southern Illinois University.

His wife Lois pre-deceased him 15 years ago.

Their children, Sue (Gene Ackley), Robyn (Jim McHale), Keith (Paula Smith); along with Bob's two grandchildren children, Jacqueline Adams and Jeffrey Long; his six great-grandchildren; and one great-great-granddaughter will all miss him deeply.

Visitation will be at 10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 2, at Berger Memorial Chapel, 9430 Olive Boulevard, Olivette, MO 63132, followed by funeral service at 10:30 a.m. Interment following the funeral service at New Mt. Sinai Cemetery, 8430 Gravois, Affton, MO 63123.

Please visit bergermemorialchapel.com for more information.

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