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Gary LeRoy Haddock
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Birth: Nov. 21, 1941
Peoria
Peoria County
Illinois, USA
Death: Dec. 25, 2008
Springfield
Sangamon County
Illinois, USA

The eldest of three sons of Floyd LeRoyal and Ida Elizabeth "Libby" Elliott Haddock [Smith], he married Lonnette Anna Ansley 16 Sep 1967. They had one son.

He received a B.S in political science and an LLB from U. of Illinois at Champaign. He was in private law practice in Pittsfield, IL for 25 years where he also edited the Pike Press. He was then assistant press secretary for the Illinois House from 2001-2007.

Gary was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic church and of the Academy of Lifelong Learning at LLCC in Springfield. He was accomplished on the bagpipes and enjoyed Tai Chi. Shortly before his death he began extensive research into his family genealogy. His research is the basis of his family record here.

He found life a joy and always looked for new experience to celebrate with humor and verve.

Gary was cremated. His ashes were scattered. He is placed here to facilitate finding him. 
 
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 Parents:
  Floyd Le Royal Haddock (1919 - 1945)
  Ida Elizabeth Elliott Smith (1921 - 1997)
 
 Sibling:
  Gary LeRoy Haddock (1941 - 2008)
  Thomas Eugene Haddock (1944 - 1986)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Graceland Cemetery
Decatur
Macon County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: Rosetta
Record added: Dec 31, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 32531906
Gary LeRoy Haddock
Added by: Rosetta
 
Gary LeRoy Haddock
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Like Francis, you found work to do to make things better. May your memory grow in grace.
- a friend
 Added: Dec. 24, 2009
Your presence was so stimulating. Rest now, in peace.
-Anonymous
 Added: May. 2, 2009
Whether it was reporting a story, filing a legal record, or recording your family story, you were a master of communication. We miss your crisp, vivid words.
- Rosetta
 Added: Dec. 31, 2008
 
 
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