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WEST PEORIA - Donald Albert Wolford, 83, of West Peoria passed away at 5:35 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014, at Heddington Oaks in West Peoria.

He was born March 27, 1930, in Peoria, Ill., to Albert and Augusta (Plumer) Wolford.

They preceded him in death, along with his brother, Roger.

Surviving are his daughter, Jill Jones; three grandsons, Jeremy (Julie) Light, Patrick (Amelia) Light and Justin Light; two great-grandsons; two great-granddaughters; two brothers, Charles Wolford and Robert (Janet) Wolford; and two cousins.

Donald was a U.S. Army Korean conflict veteran.

He worked as a machinist at Caterpillar Inc. before retiring.

He was an avid outdoorsman with a love for fishing.

Visitation will be from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014, at Davison-Fulton Woodland Chapel in Peoria. Funeral services will follow on Thursday at 2:30 p.m. Cremation will be accorded following services.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Hospice Compassus of Peoria or to the Wounded Warrior Project.

Online condolences may be made at www.davison-fulton.com.

Published in Peoria Journal Star on Jan. 28, 2014
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