Rob Megaw Boaden, age 63 passed away unexpectedly with heart related problems, April 29, 2018 at his home in Panama Beach, Florida.
Rob was born January 15, 1955 in Pana, Illinois, the son of Daris and Blanche Ellen (Megaw) Boaden of Owaneco, Illinois. He married the former Debby Fleming and was later divorced. Rob graduated from Taylorville High School with the class of 1973 and attended Eastern IIl. University in Charleston, IIl. He worked for the Radio Broadcasting Bureau (RAB) for 17 years and served most recently as the Vice President of Sales for the company.
Rob is survived by his life partner, Bruce Oertel, Rob and Debby's children, Brandon Boaden (Patrice), Tualatin, Oregon, Bryce Boaden, Taylorville, IIl., grandchildren: Brandon Boaden, Jr., Parker Boaden, Isabella Boaden, Tualatin, Oregon, Makilynn Boaden, Taylorville, brother, Jim Boaden, (Marilyn), Rochester, sisters. Penny Brown, (Jack), Taylorville, Pam Grant (Bill), Springfield, IIl.. Rob was preceded in death by his parents and grandparents.
In keeping with Rob's wishes, Rob is being cremated. A celebration of Rob's life will be held at Panama Beach, Fla. at a later date. Heritage Funeral Home, in Panama Beach, Fla., is in charge of arrangements.