Paul D. Prybil, 79, of Moline, Illinois, died Thursday, April 29, 2021, at Genesis Medical Center, Silvis, Illinois.
Services are 5:00 p.m. Thursday, May 6, 2021, in the Horizon Room at Trimble Funeral Home at Trimble Pointe, 701 12th Street, Moline, with The Rev. Peter Bredlau officiating. Visitation is 4:00 to 5:00 p.m. and will conclude with military honors presented by Moline American Legion Post #246. Memorials may be made to the family for a fund to be established in Paul’s memory.
Paul David Prybil was born June 12, 1941, in Davenport, Iowa, to Paul and Margaret (Gerdts) Prybil. He was raised by his mother and stepfather, Richard Reed. He graduated from Davenport Central High School, where he played basketball and track, and went on to serve in the U.S. Army Reserves. He married Roberta Hanson on March 4, 1967, at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church in Davenport.
He retired from John Deere Harvester in 2009 after 30 years with the company. He served on the board of the Moline Blue Marlins and volunteered on his children’s sports teams and Cub Scouts. He enjoyed birdwatching, camping, bowling, collecting John Deere memorabilia, and watching Nascar. Above all else, family was the most important thing to Paul, especially his children and grandchildren.
Paul is survived by his beloved wife, Roberta; three children, Laura (Michael) Smith of Swisher, Iowa, Brian (Lindsay) Prybil of Moline; and Eric (Tara) Prybil of Bettendorf; grandchildren, Lauren and Emma Williams, and Caden, Bryson, Teegan, Griffin, Brecklyn, and Ryker Prybil; step-grandchildren, Grant and Megan Smith; sisters, LuAnne (Larry) Thompson, and Nancy Odean; and a brother-in-law, Jack Fiegel. He was preceded in death by his parents, Margaret and Richard Reed, and Paul Prybil; and a sister, SuAnne Fiegel.
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