Charles E. Davidson

St. David – Charles E. Davidson, 54, of St. David, passed away at 4:00 PM on Monday, October 30, 2017 at his residence. He was born on March 8, 1963 in Canton to Charlie and Sandra (Wallick) Davidson.

Surviving is one daughter, Mariah Davidson of St. David; two grandchildren; and three brothers, Jim Davidson of Monmouth, IL, Mike Davidson of North Carolina, and Terry Davidson of Canton, IL.

Charles was preceded in death by his parents.

Charles worked in construction. He was an avid hunter and fisherman. Charles was a loving father and grandfather and will be missed by all his family and friends.

Cremation rites will be accorded with Sedgwick Funeral Homes & Crematory in Canton, IL. Burial of ashes will be held at a later date. Memorials can be made to the Family for Funeral Expenses. To make online condolences you may go to www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com

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Gary “Leaky” Fawcett

Canton – Gary “Leaky” Fawcett, 75, of Canton, passed away at 5:51 PM on Friday, October 27, 2017 at Graham Hospital in Canton, IL. He was born on September 6, 1942 in Canton, IL to Donald and Louise (Cleer) Fawcett. He married Patricia Eddy on May 14, 1977 in Canton, IL.

Also surviving are three children, Scott (Lisa) Fawcett of Princeton, IL, Michelle Fawcett of Ipava, IL, and Steven Shutter of Ipava; one step son, Bart (Denise) McDonald of Canton, IL; one brother, Mark (Linda) Fawcett of Table Grove, IL; and one sister, Rita (Jack Browning) Hatch of Galesburg, IL; grandchildren, great-grandchildren, step-grandchildren, several nieces, nephews, cousins and great nieces and nephews.

Gary was preceded in death by his parents, one sister, Tina Fawcett, and step son, Rich McDonald.

Gary worked for IH/Navistar in Canton and Indianapolis for many years. He was a 50 year member of the Ipava Lodge and Mohammed Shrine in Peoria, IL, he was also a member of the Ipava Presbyterian Church, Farmington Moose Lodge, Canton American Legion, and the Canton Elks Lodge. Gary served in the United States Army.

Cremations rites will be accorded with Sedgwick Funeral Homes & Crematory in Canton, IL. Burial of ashes will be held on Saturday, November 11, 2017 at 11am at the Ipava Cemetery in Ipava, IL, with Military and Masonic services. A luncheon will follow at the Ipava American Legion in Ipava, IL. Memorials can be made out to American Heart Association. To make online condolences you may go to www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com

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James H. Smithers

Peoria – James H. Smithers, 85, of Peoria, passed away at 11:45 PM on Wednesday, October 25, 2017 at Unity Point Health Methodist in Peoria surrounded by his loving family. He was born on June 19, 1932 in Greencastle, IN to Ollie and Lucille (Custis) Smithers. He married the love of his life Carolee Clodfelter on April 3, 1953 in Greencastle, IN. She preceded him in death on February 22, 2017.

Also preceding him in death are his parents, one brother, Herb Smithers, and one sister, Rita Berry.

Surviving are his three children, Jim Smithers Jr. of Peoria, Becky (Dave)Cannon of Peoria, and Brenda (Raymond) Coulson of Bartonville; five grandchildren, Andy (Brandi) Ledbetter, Zac Ledbetter, Bradley Clough, Britnee Clough, and Shay Smithers; eight great-grandchildren; two sisters, Opal (Dallas) Sutherlin, and Wanda (Phil) O’Neal; and also included, Keith Berry and Nettie Smithers.

James worked as a judicator for the state of Illinois. He was an avid St. Louis Cardinals and Indiana University Basketball fan. He enjoyed watching all kinds of college sports and playing cards. He was a member of the Glen Oak Christian Church. James especially loved being with his grandchildren and his great-grandchildren.

James served in the United States Air Force.

A memorial service will be held at 12 PM on Saturday, November 4, 2017 at Glen Oak Christian Church in Peoria with a visitation from 10 AM – 12 PM. Pastor Randy Williams will officiate. Another memorial service will be held at 12 PM on Saturday, November 11, 2017 at the First Church of Nazarene in Greencastle, IN with a visitation from 10 AM – 12 PM. Pastor Robert Muncie will officiate. Burial of ashes will take place at Union Chapel Cemetery in Morton, IN at a later date. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Glen Oak Christian Church CWF. Cremation rites will be accorded through Sedgwick Funeral Homes & Crematory in Canton, IL. To view James’ DVD or to make online condolences please visit www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.

 

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Lyle E. Wilson

Trivoli – Lyle E. Wilson, 88, of Trivoli, passed away at 7:29 PM on Thursday, October 26, 2017 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria, IL. He was born on May 23, 1929 in Industry to Gordan E. and Gladys F. (Kost) Wilson.

Lyle was preceded in death by his parents, one brother, Eldon Lee Wilson, and a niece, Nancy Wilson.

Surviving is one nephew, Mark Wilson of CA; and several cousins.

Lyle was a mechanic for his parents implement business in Industry, IL, a mechanic for Fliginger Equipment in Trivoli for 29 years, and lastly was a courier for Heritage Bank of Central, IL. He was a member of Zion-Penn Ridge Lutheran Church in Rural Trivoli, IL, and was also a member of the Farmington Masonic Lodge Chapter AM & FM since 1951 and was a Master Mason for 65 years.

Lyle served in the U.S. Army.

Graveside services will be held at 12:30 PM on Saturday, November 4, 2017 at Industry Cemetery, 255 Price Street, Industry, IL. Pastor Gary Schmidt will officiate. A visitation will be held from 10-11 AM on Saturday, November 4, 2017 at Anderson-Sedgwick Funeral Home, 341 East Fort Street, Farmington, IL. In lieu of flowers memorials can be made to the Zion-Penn Lutheran Church, South Trivoli Road, Trivoli, IL . To make online condolences you may go to www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com

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Marlene K. Long

 Marlene K. Long, 83, of Canton, passed away at 10:55 AM on Tuesday, October 24, 2017 at Graham Hospital in Canton. She was born on August 24, 1934 in Canton, the daughter of Clarence E. and Vivian (Clore) Berry. Marlene married the love of her life, Jim Long on February 7, 1954 at Wesley United Methodist Church in Canton. He survives.

Also surviving are her children, Linda James of Canton; Brad Long of Lexington, Kentucky; two grandchildren, Katelin James of Canton; Austin Long of Lexington, Kentucky, and her beloved dog, Maudie.

Marlene graduated from Canton High School then pursued her career as a Register Nurse after graduating from Graham Hospital School of Nursing, in later years she enjoyed being at home as a homemaker. She was a member of Maples Mill United Methodist Church in rural Lewistown.

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 AM on Saturday, October 28, 2017 at Sedgwick Funeral Homes & Crematory, 1995 North Main St, Canton, where visitation will be on Friday evening, October 27, 2017 from 5:00 to 7:00 PM. Rev. Jerry Sawyer will officiate. Burial will follow the services at White Chapel Memory Gardens in Canton. Memorials can be made to Maples Mill United Methodist Church. To leave online condolences please visit www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com

 

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Ada E. Gibbs

 Ada E. Gibbs, 95, of Trivoli, passed away 3:55 PM on Monday, October, 23, 2017 at Farmington Country Manor in Farmington. She was born on February 2, 1922 in Anutt, Missouri, a daughter of Harold and Lois (Porter) Sturgeon. Ada married Clare G. Gibbs on December 6, 1941 in Missouri. He preceded her in death.

Also preceding her in death were her parents, one brother, Eldon; two sisters, Lola, and Lucille.

Surviving are her children, Carolyn (Late Husband Ernest G.) Noia of Palm Springs, California; Larry C. (Marilyn) Gibbs of Trivoli; four grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren.

Ada enjoyed being a homemaker, and raising her two children, she was a member of Church of Christ in Missouri, and attended Brunswick Community Church in Trivoli.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM on Friday, November 17, 2017 at Anderson-Sedgwick Funeral Home in Farmington, where visitation will be from 10:00 AM until the time of the services. Rev Terry England will officiate. Burial will be in Trivoli Cemetery following the services. Memorials can be made to the Brunswick Community Church. To view Ada’s DVD or to leave online condolences please visit www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com

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James “Jim” A. Workman

 James “Jim” A. Workman, 80, of Hanna City, passed away at 7:21 PM on Sunday, October 22, 2017 at Farmington Country Manor in Farmington. He was born on February 1, 1937 in Hanna City. He married Diana H. Bauwens on September 5, 1964 in Peoria, she preceded him in death on November 9, 2013.

Also preceding him in death is his father, Thomas “Tom” Workman; one son, Keith Workman; and two brothers, Ron and Richard Workman.

Surviving is one son, James R. “Rick” Workman of Hanna City; three grandchildren, Kristen (Ryan) Harper of Hot Springs Village, AR; Courtney Workman of Hanna City, Samantha Workman of Glenwood, AR; three great-grandchildren, Delaney Myrie Marion, Raiden Harper, and Easton Marion.

Jim worked at S&S Builders Hardware in Peoria for many years, was a member of the Scottish Rites, Masonic Lodge # 106 in Glasford, and the Farmington Moose Lodge # 1571 in Farmington. He was very active member at the Hanna City Sportsman’s Club in Hanna City, and was an avid golfer, fisherman, and St. Louis Cardinals Fan. He was proud to serve his country serving in the United States Army. Jim was well known and was loved by all his family and friends. He will be dearly missed. Jim enjoyed going to the Hog Trof in Hanna City.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM on Friday, October 27, 2017 at Anderson-Sedgwick Funeral Home in Farmington, where visitation will be from 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM. Masonic rites will be at 1:30 PM, with Moose Rites to follow at 1:45 PM. Rev. Kevin VanTine will officiate. Burial will be in Smithville Cemetery in rural Hanna City. In lieu of flowers memorials can be made to Logan/Trivoli Fire Protection District. To leave online condolences please visit www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com

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Robert “Bob” Farrar

Canton – Robert “Bob” Farrar, 68, of Canton, passed away at 2:05 PM on Thursday, October 19, 2017 in Canton, IL. He was born on February 23, 1949 in Macomb, IL to Robert and Anna (Hackman) Farrar.

He was preceded in death by his parents and three brothers.

Surviving is Bob’s extended family, Cindy Davison, Shauna Windsor, Jamie Davison, and his grandson Jaxon Robert Davison, whom he was very proud of.

Bob worked at Farm King in Canton, IL for 47 years. He loved fishing, golfing, building bird feeders, and watching eagles. Bob was a member of Hummingbird Association.

Burial of ashes will be at a later date at Forrest Lawn Cemetery in Macomb, IL. Cremations rites will be accorded with Sedgwick Funeral Homes & Crematory in Canton, IL. To make online condolences you may go to www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com

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Rose J. Centers

Canton – Rose J. Centers, 94, of Canton, passed away at 2:41 PM on Wednesday, October 18, 2017 at Red Oak Estates in Canton, IL. She was born on April 21, 1923 in Fiatt, IL to John and Maria (Forneris) Vigna. She married Charles Greg Centers in September of 1948. He preceded her in death in September of 1993.

She was also preceded in death by her parents, one brother Anthony Vigna, and two sisters, Mary Flynn and Antionette McCann.

Surviving is one sister, Dorothy Francis of Canton and four nephews.

Rose graduated from Cuba High School and furthered her education at Western Illinois University where she received her bachelors in teaching. Rose retired after 40 years as a teacher in one room country schools in the Fiatt, Fairview, and Ellisville areas completing her teaching career in the Canton School District at Lincoln School. She was a member of the Fiatt Christian Church in Fiatt, IL, and also a 50-year member of the Order of Eastern Star in Fairview, IL.

Private burial of ashes will be at a later date at Fiatt Cemetery in Fiatt, IL. Cremation rites will be accorded with Sedgwick Funeral Homes & Crematory in Canton, IL. Memorials can be made to Shriners Children’s Hospital. To make online condolences you may go to www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com

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Evelyn L. Bond

Victoria – Evelyn L. Bond, 91, of Victoria, passed away at 5:40 AM on Sunday, October 15, 2017 at Courtyard Estates in Farmington, IL. She was born on April 4, 1926 in Havana, IL to Clarence and Erma (Davis) Rickena. She married the love of her life, John “Jack” Bond on December 11, 1947 at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Glasford, IL. He Survives.

Also surviving are two sons, William Irving (Martha) Bond of Pekin, IL, and Brian Carl Bond of Scottsdale, AZ; five grandchildren, John (Mary) Bond, Glenn Bond, Joseph Bond, Jack Bond, and Eric Bond; two great grandchildren, Connor Fisher and Savannah Bond; one brother, Charles Rickena.

Evelyn was preceded in death by her parents, daughter-in-law, Helene Bond, and sister-in-law, Billie Rickena

Evelyn was a homemaker, a very talented artist, cook, and bridge player, she lived overseas for 7 years and traveled with Jack extensively. Evelyn was also known to be a wonderful person, excellent mother and grandmother.

Some special thanks for the loving care would like to be given to the Director at Courtyard Estates in Farmington, Annie, nurses Hillary and Ruth, and Memory Care Amy & the girls.

A memorial service will be held at 11:00 AM on Wednesday, October 18, 2017 at St. Peters Lutheran Church in Glasford, IL. Cremation rites will be accorded Pastor Harlan Kaden will officiate. A burial of ashes will take place at a later date. Memorials can be made to St. Peters Lutheran Church or Salvation Army. To leave online condolences please visit www.sedgwickfuneralhomes.com

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