Doyle Thomas Longbons
Doyle Thomas Longbons
  • February 11, 1931 - April 9, 2015
  • Illinois

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Doyle Thomas Longbons, age 84 of Albion, IL passed from this life to the next on April 9, 2015 at his home.
Doyle was born in Ellery, IL on February 11, 1931 to Edward and Nettie (Fewkes) Longbons.
He served his country during the Korean War . He married Dixie Mitchell on November 11, 1956 in Albion.
Doyle Longbons was a sweet and generous man. He loved his wife, sons, brothers, grandchildren and great grandchildren. He was kind and loved to laugh. Doyle always found ways to help others. He was hardworking and loyal to his family. His loyalty was rooted in his love for Jesus and his commitment to Little Prairie Christian Church. Grandpa will be sweetly missed.
He was preceded in death by his parents, two sisters, Evalyn Bond and Mary Clark and one brother, James Edward Longbons .
Left with many memories to cherish is his wife of over 58 years, Dixie Longbons, of Albion, sons, Doug Longbons, of Albion and Van (Robin) Longbons of Nowata, OK., four grandchildren: Josiah (Katie Rose) Longbons of Georgetown, TX, Brittney (Charlies) Lima of Georgetown, TX, Tabitha Longbons of Bloomington, IL, and Alex Longbons of Nowata, OK. He is also survived by 4 great grandchildren: Eden, Jackson, Avery and Sophia, and two brothers: Gerald (Leatrice) Longbons of rural Albion and Roy (Pat) Longbons of Albion.
A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 2PM on Sunday, April 12, 2015 at the Little Prairie Christian Church of Albion. Burial will follow at the Little Prairie Cemetery with military rites.
Visitation will be held from 5PM to 7 PM on Saturday, April 11, 2015 at Ingram Funeral Home in Albion.
Memorials may be made to Tabitha Longbons to support her efforts in helping survivors of human trafficking with International Justice Mission.