John Wayne Carmicheal
John Wayne Carmicheal
  • August 16, 1930 - May 22, 2017
  • Illinois

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Wayne Carmicheal, 86, of Trivoli, formerly of Bloomfield, IN, passed away at 2:50 PM on Monday, May 22, 2017 at Courtyards Estates in Farmington, IL.

He was born on August 16, 1930 in Greene County, IN to John R. and Ruth (Curnutt) Carmicheal. He married Joan Hollingsworth in Lawrenceville, IL on June 25, 1951. She preceded him in death on September 3, 2006 in Bloomington, IN. He was also preceded by his parents, three grandchildren, and one brother.

Wayne is survived by two daughters Jane (Jim) Dunn of Glasford and Debbie (Ruhlin) Gregory of Trivoli; one son Dan (Judy) Carmicheal of Lovington, IL, seven grandchildren Nicole (Matt) Staley, Jarrod Holmes, Danelle Holmes, Doug (Amy) Gregory, Kristy (Rease) Watson, Angelia Johnson and Jim (Noma) Dunn; fifteen Great Grandchildren and four Great Great Grandchildren.

He was an Army Veteran of the Korean Conflict. He had worked for Caterpillar Tractor Company Inc. as a gauge analyst. He retired in 1980, after 31 years of service. He had been involved with the Boy Scouts of America for 18 years.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM on Thursday, May 25, 2017 at the Davison-Fulton Bartonville Chapel. Rev. Harlan Kaden will officiate. A visitation will be one hour prior to the services at the funeral home. Burial will be in Parkview Cemetery in Peoria, IL.

Memorials may be made to Greater Peoria Honor Flight, P.O. Box 5072, Peoria, IL 61601.

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