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Charles Cannon, 93, a long-time resident of Armstrong died Thursday, July 17, 2014, in Paxton.A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, July 26, at Wolfe-Blurton Funeral Chapel, Potomac. Burial with full military honors by Potomac American Legion Post will be in Partlow Cemetery, Armstrong.
William “Billy Joe” Day, 51, of East Lynn, father and brother of two Rantoul residents, died at 8:25 a.m. Wednesday, July 16, 2014, at his home in East Lynn, after fighting a battle with esophageal cancer.
Mark Flynn, 49, of Dewey died unexpectedly Thursday, July 17, 2014, at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana.A gathering of family and friends will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday, July 21, at Lux Memorial Chapel, 1551 E. Grove Ave., Rantoul.
David T. “Big Dave” McKay, 62, of Champaign, son-in-law and brother-in-law of two Thomasboro residents, died at 2:40 a.m. Sunday, July 20, 2014, at home. Per his wishes, there will be no services. Cremation rites will be accorded by Sunset Funeral Home and Cremation Center, Champaign Urbana Chapel.
LaVerne Osterbur, 88, of Royal died at 7:16 a.m. Monday, July 21, 2014, at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana.Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, July 24, at St. John Lutheran Church, Royal, with the Rev. Jay Johnson officiating. Burial will be in St. John Cemetery, Royal.
Walter Tatar Sr., 100, of Rantoul died Monday, July 21, 2014, at the Freedom House VA Facility, Danville.Funeral services will held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, July 24, at St. Malachy Catholic Church, Rantoul. The Rev. Michael Menner will officiate. Burial will follow in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.