Robert David Cawley 50, was born September 23, 1960 in Springfield, Illinois and
passed away on March 3, 2011, at the young age of 50. Robert touched the hearts
of many people and will be greatly missed by his loving wife of 11 years, Carol;
his children, Jennifer (Springfield, IL.) Tara and Taylor (Tucson); his parents,
Robert And Lillian Cawley (Springfield, IL); his two brothers, David Cawley
(Springfield, IL) and Mark Cawley (Athens, TN) and several nieces, nephews and
Robert enjoyed bowling, softball and most of all he enjoyed spending
time with his family. He was also the #1 fan of the St. Louis Cardinals and St.
Louis Blues. Robert loved his Country and served with honor, he served in the US
Navy for four years and later served in the 162nd Air National Guard of Tucson,
AZ and 183rd Air National Guard in Springfield, IL, retiring after 29 years of
service. Robert was also a member of the Knights of Columbus and belonged to the
Sangamo Surf Club of Springfield, IL, Robert was a member of Saints Peter and
Paul Catholic Church and Saint Joseph Catholic Church in Springfield, IL.
recitation of the Rosary will take place at Saints Peter and Paul Catholic
Church, 1946 E. Lee Street at 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 8, 2011 with a Funeral
Mass following at 5:00 p.m. Services will conclude after a Reception in Gramar
In lieu of flowers, the family has requested donations be made to Saints
Peter and Paul Catholic School, 1436 N. Campbell Ave., Tucson, Arizona 85746 in
memory of Robert Cawley. Additional Services will be held in Springfield, IL, on
Saturday, March 26, 2011 at Saint Joseph Catholic Church. Reception to follow at
the Sangamo Surf Club from 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Arrangements entrusted to ANGEL
VALLEY FUNERAL HOME.