Earl Blakeley, Jr.
 

 

PEKIN - Earl "Wimp" Blakeley Jr., 66, of 201 Reservoir died at 10:50 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 8, 1991, at Methodist Medical Center.

He was born May 6, 1925, in Kilbourne to Earl M. and Emma Pedigo Blakeley.

Surviving are six sons, Mike, Steve and Mark, all of Chandlerville, Larry of Pekin, Rick of Bath, and Kevin of Havana; and two brothers, Kenneth and Howard, both of Kilbourne.

He was a lumber grader for Rich Lumber Co., retiring in 1990. A Korean War Navy veteran, he was a member of Eagles Lodge of Pekin and Moose Lodge 619. Services will be at 1:30 p.m. Sunday at Hurley Funeral Home, Havana. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 tonight at the funeral home. Burial will be in Kilbourne Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to St. Jude Midwest Affiliate. (Peoria Journal Star, August 10, 1991)

 



Earl Blakeley Jr.
66, of Pekin died at 10:50 p.m.

Thursday at Methodist Medical Center, Peoria.

Services will be at 1:30 p.m. Sunday at Hurley Funeral Home, Havana, with burial in Kilbourne Cemetery.

Surviving are six sons, Mike, Steve and Mark, all of Chandlerville, Larry of Pekin, Rick of Bath and Kevin of Havana; 10 grandchildren; and two brothers, Kenneth and Howard, both of Kilbourne. (State Journal-Register, August 10, 1991)

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