Robert Joe Szostak, 63, of Mount Vernon, Illinois passed away on July 11, 2018 at his residence in Mount Vernon. He was born August 30, 1954 in Perry County, Illinois to the late Robert E. and Arthella (Hall) Szostak. Joe married Madonna (Tucker) Szostak on April 9, 2010. They were blessed with 10 years of marriage.
In addition to his wife, Joe is survived by his children, Larry Szostak and wife, Betsy of Tennessee, Starlet Russell and husband, Randy of Sparta, Illinois, Jamie Szostak of Evansville, Indiana, and Mandi Szostak-Matthews of Sparta, Illinois; stepchildren, Lee Adams and wife, Joyce of Dahlgren, Illinois, Brian Adams of Dahlgren, Illinois, and Annette Farthing of McLeansboro, Illinois; sixteen grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren; sisters, Rona Douglas and husband, Jim of Marissa, Illinois and Robin Rambo of Florida; two nieces; and one nephew.
In addition to his parents, Joe was preceded in death by his sister, Sharon Szostak.
Per Robert’s request, there will be no public services held. Memorials may be made in Joe’s honor to the Szostak Family, in care of Madonna Szostak.