Phillip McQuillan (1952 - 2014)

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Phillip McQuillan, 62, of Jacksonville died March 25, 2014, at Whibdey General Hospital in Coupeville, Wash.

He was born March 10, 1952, in Elgin, the son of John and Marcy Haeger McQuillan. He married Alice St. John on February 17, 1972, and they later divorced.

Also surviving is one daughter, Emily (husband, Dustin Johnson) McQuillan of Kansas City, Mo., two sons, Matthew McQuillan of Springfield and Luke (fiancé, John Spurgeon) McQuillan of Chicago; his fiancé, Faye Mini-Reyman; two brothers, John (wife, Malou) McQuillan III of Springfield and David (wife, Linda) McQuillan of White Hall. He was preceded in death by his parents.

He was Salutatorian of the North Greene High School Class of 1970 and graduated from the University of Illinois Law School in 1978. He was the State's Attorney in Clinton County for four years, worked as an assistant attorney general from 1988 to 2011, and currently worked as an attorney for Illinois Department of Transportation. He enjoyed classic cars and trucks and working on home repairs. Most of all, he loved his children and spending time with family.

Funeral services will be at 11 am. Wednesday, April 2, 2014, at Williamson Funeral Home in Jacksonville with burial at Memorial Lawn Cemetery in Jacksonville. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, April 1, 2014, at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. Condolences may be left online at
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Jacksonville, IL 62650
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Published in Jacksonville Journal-Courier on Mar. 30, 2014
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