Floyd L. Hilleary, 80 of Reddick, passed away early Wednesday morning ( November 13, 2013) at Riverside Medical Center, Kankakee.
Visitation will be from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. Friday ( November 15, 2013) at Hager Memorial Home, Dwight. His funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday ( November 16, 2013) at the Reddick United Methodist Church with Pastor Kevin Boesen officiating. Burial will follow at Round Grove Cemetery, rural Dwight.
Memorials may be directed to the Miller Rehabilitation Center at Sojourn in Kankakee, IL.
Floyd was born along with his twin brother, Lloyd, on September 4, 1933 in Oakwood to Silas L. and Elizabeth C. (Richardson) Hilleary. He graduated from Armstrong High School. He married Lillian "June" Rogers on January 17, 1952 in Danville.
He is survived by his sons: Dennis (Debbie) Hilleary, Kankakee, Darryl Hilleary, Wilmington, and Mark (Cheryl) Hilleary, Odell. Also surviving is his sister, Hazel Gooch, Danville, 6 grandchildren Brittany, Matthew, Brianna and Don( Katie) Hilleary, Darrin (Kelly) Kohler, and Brandi (Jay) Strasser, along with 4 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his wife, June, of 53 years; his twin brother Lloyd and three sisters Lois Wise, Doris Wise, and Sarah Chandler.
Floyd was a trimmer operator at R.R. Donnelley, retiring after 28 years. He also farmed for many years. He was a member of the Reddick Volunteer Fire Department for 25 years and served as Fire Chief for one year. He was also an E.M.T. for 8 years. He was a member of the Reddick United Methodist Church.
He liked to collect antique tractors, horsedrawn buggies, traveling and eating out. He also enjoyed watching his two grandsons race stockcars.
online condolences at http://www.hagermemorial.com/