Msgr. Robert Eagear: Allegations of Sexual Abuse of a Minor Have Been Admitted, Established or Determined to Be Credible

Msgr. Robert Eagear

Ordained: 1928

  • 1929-1934: St. Bernard’s, Woodriver, IL (SFD)
  • 1935: St. Patrick’s, Decatur, IL (SFD)
  • 1936-1952: St. Mary’s Church, Alexander, IL (SFD)
  • 1953-1957: Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Springfield, IL (SFD)
  • 1958-1969: SS. Peter and Paul’s, Collinsville, IL (SFD)
  • 1970-1976: Visitation of the B.V.M. Church, Illiopolis, IL (SFD)
  • 1977-1984: Retired – Dunlop Motor Inn, 325 W. State St., Jacksonville, IL (SFD)
  • 1985-2019: Unknown

In 2018, Msgr. Robert Eagear was included on the Diocese of Springfield’s list of clergy with substantiated cases of sexual abuse of a minor. It is believed Msgr. Eagear may have died in approximately 1984.