Kyle J. McAllister, 54, of Jacksonville, died Saturday, May 31, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield.
He was born Aug. 24, 1959, in Jacksonville, the son of Glen L. "Buck" and H. Avalee Schnitker McAllister.
He is survived by his father of Jacksonville; two sisters, Susan (Loren) Cantrell of Jacksonville and Lee Ann (Steve) Little of Winchester; his twin brother, Kurt (Susan) McAllister of Park Forest; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his mother.
Mr. McAllister was a 1977 graduate of Meredosia-Chambersburg High School. He had worked as a heavy equipment operator doing environmental remediation work. He had been a member of the Park Forest Jaycees. Kyle was an avid Cardinals, Bears and Illinois fan, and enjoyed playing golf.
A memorial service will be held 10 a.m. Monday at Buchanan & Cody Funeral Home in Jacksonville. The family will meet friends following the service. Burial will be held at a later date at Oakland Cemetery in Meredosia. Memorials are suggested to Brooklyn United Methodist Church or Jacksonville Food Bank. Condolences may be left at www.buchanancody.com.
Published in Jacksonville Journal-Courier on June 1, 2014