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James Rawlings
FARMINGTON - James S. Rawlings, 75, of Farmington passed away at 11:46 p.m. Sunday, May 13, 2018, at UnityPoint Health-Proctor in Peoria.
He was born on October 8, 1942, in Peoria to Wallace Richard and Cecile Ellen (Flynn) Rawlings. His parents and one grandson preceded him in death.
Surviving are one daughter, Danni (Eric) Holman of Metamora; one son, James (Patti) Rawlings II of Manito; four grandchildren; three step-grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and one brother, Richard (Shirley) Rawlings of Little America.
James had worked as a machinist for Caterpillar, Inc. for fifteen years.
He very much enjoyed his membership at the YWCA in Canton, where he lifted weights regularly until last year. He was passionate about spending time with his grandchildren and truly enjoyed watching them participate in their sports and activities. In his free time, he liked to watch old movies.
Cremation rites will be accorded by Preston-Hanley Funeral Homes & Crematory in Pekin. There will be no visitation or services.
Memorial contributions may be given to the , Central Illinois Chapter, 606 W. Glen Ave., Peoria, IL 61614-4831.
Published in Peoria Journal Star from May 15 to May 17, 2018
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