Perry Muckey

The Register-Mail, Galesburg, Il., Tuesday, October 18, 2005
Submitted by Janine Crandell 

DAHINDA - Perry Muckey, 57, Oak Run, died at 12:02 a.m. Monday (Oct. 17, 2005) in Knox County Nursing Home, Knoxville.

He was born Oct. 25, 1947, in Kewanee, the son of Phillip and Irene Taylor Muckey.

He married Priscilla Iles on Nov. 27, 1965, in Toulon.

Surviving are his wife; a son, Lee (and Melanie) Muckey, Trevor, Wis.; his mother of Toulon; two sisters, Pat (and Luke) Code, Bradford, and Sharon (and Lynn) Keller, Wyoming; and three grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his father.

He owned and operated Muckey Brothers Construction in Toulon for 35 years, retiring in 2000.

He was a member of Toulon City Council for nine years and served on the Stark County School Committee of Ten. He was a member of Oak Run Architectural and Environmental Control Committee, Oak Run Fish and Sports Committee and Knox County Zoning Board. He was a volunteer with the Toulon Fire Department for four years and Wyoming Youth Association Program.

He was a member of Toulon United Methodist Church and attended Victoria United Methodist Church.

Funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at DeBolt-Kidd Funeral Home, Toulon, with the Revs. Marty Briney, Paul Wier and Dr. Judy Cook officiating. Visitation will be 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Cremation will follow the service and graveside burial of ashes will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Toulon Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Victoria United Methodist Church, Maxey Chapel United Methodist Church, Dahinda United Methodist Church, Toulon United Methodist Church, or Elmira United Presbyterian Church.


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