Louis G. Ellegood

DECATUR, IL - Louis G. Ellegood, 84, formerly of Middletown, Ill., passed away Tuesday evening, Nov. 12, 2013, at McKinley Court in Decatur.

Funeral services for Mr. Ellegood will be held at the Peasley Funeral Home in Lincoln on Friday, Nov. 15, 2013, at 10:30 a.m.

Visitation will be held Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013, from 5-7 p.m. at the funeral home.

Burial will be in Harmony Cemetery in rural Beason. Military rites will be accorded.

Louis G. Ellegood was born May 12, 1929, in Middletown, the son of William A. and Lela Johnson Ellegood. He married Doris Ketcham on Sept. 23, 1952, in Carlinville. She survives in Decatur.

Louis is also survived by his children, Shannon (Rick) Jones of Lincoln and Shelly (Max) Klinger of Clinton; seven grandchildren and 25 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by one son, Randy Ellegood; five brothers and three sisters.

Louis served our country in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict. He retired from Caterpillar Inc. in 1990. He was a member of the Middletown American Legion Post, Historical Society in Middletown and served on the New Holland-Middletown School Board.

Memorials may be made to New Holland-Middletown Schools.

Final arrangements were entrusted with Peasley Funeral Home in Lincoln.

Funeral Home

Peasley Funeral Home - Lincoln
401 Delavan St Lincoln, IL 62656
(217) 732-8141

Published in The Lincoln Courier on Nov. 14, 2013