Robert E. Pauley worked at University Hospital for 20 years

Thursday, November 21, 2013 | 4:46 p.m. CST

COLUMBIA — Robert E. Pauley of Columbia died Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013. He was 77.

Mr. Pauley was born on Oct. 29, 1936, to Charlie Pauley and Rebecca Lyons in Columbia.

Mr. Pauley dedicated 20 years of his life to University Hospital as a custodian.

A visitation will be held from 1 to 2 p.m. on Saturday at Memorial Funeral Home at 1217 Business Loop 70 W. Services will directly follow the visitation inside the chapel. After the service, an interment will take place at New Salem Cemetery in Ashland.

Mr. Pauley is survived by his two nephews, Raymond Pauley and Jerry Pauley (Wilma Joyce) of Fulton; his two great-nephews Kevin Baker and Mike Pauley and their families.

Mr. Pauley's parents and two sisters died earlier.

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