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EAST PEORIA - George L. Gibbons, 83, of East Peoria, Ill., died Tuesday, July 1, 2014, at UnityPoint Health-Methodist in Peoria, Ill.

He was born on Oct. 21, 1930, in Beardstown, Ill. He was the son of George and Virgie (Walbert) Gibbons.

He is survived by two children, Lynn (Mark) Grandy of Mapleton, Ill., and Mike (Sue Richie) Gibbons of East Peoria, Ill. He has one sister, Mildred Clement of Knob Noster, Mo.; and two brothers, Don Gibbons of Beardstown, Ill., and Jerry Gibbons of Lewistown, Ill. He has seven grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

George was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean conflict and was a member of the American Legion Post 2 of Peoria.

He managed the Mount Hawley Country Club and the Pekin Country Club for many years before retiring.

Funeral services will be Saturday, July 5, 2014, at 11 a.m. at the Davison-Fulton Woodland Chapel. Rick Rogy will officiate. Visitation will be from 9:30 to 11 a.m. at the chapel on Saturday. Cremation rites will be accorded after services, with burial at Springdale Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the Greater Peoria Honor Flight.

You may create an online condolence at www.davison-fulton.com.

Published in Peoria Journal Star from July 3 to July 4, 2014
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