CANTON- Daniel M. Athearn, 70, of Canton, passed away at 2:30 PM on Friday, July 7, 2017 in rural Fiatt. He was born on March 3, 1947 in Canton, the son of Doyle and Alice Matthews Athearn. He married Diana Rose on April 20, 1974 in Canton. She survives.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Daniel worked as a Security officer for Hinsdale Medical Center in Hinsdale, IL for many years, and earned his Bachelor’s Degree at Southern Illinois University.
Funeral services will be at 2:00 PM on Tuesday, July 11, 2017 at Sedgwick Funeral Homes & Crematory, 1995 North Main Street, Canton, where visitation will be from 1:00 PM until the time of the services. Rev. Ellen Dodd will officiate. Burial will be at Wiley Cemetery. Daniel’s love and joy for his pets and animal’s memorials can be made to the Fulton County Humane Society. To leave online condolences please visit www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com