|Birth: ||Jan. 7, 1921|
|Death: ||Dec. 11, 2012|
C. Ralph McCown, 91, Normal, passed away at 4:28 p.m. Tuesday (Dec. 11, 2012) at Advocate BroMenn Medical Center, Normal.
He was born Jan. 7, 1921 in Anchor, a son of Walter C. and Myrtle E. Watkins McCown. He married Edith Elaine Vaughn on Aug. 9, 1947. She passed away Jan. 21, 2010. He was also preceded in death by a sister, Laverne Meiners.
He is survived by his daughter, Joyce (Tal) Parmenter; three grandchildren, Veronique Parmenter, Danielle (Robert) Unzicker and Riley Parmenter and two great-grandchildren, Kamari and Damien Locke.
He served on the Normal Police Department from 1944-1971 and retired at the rank of sergeant. He served briefly as the acting chief of police in 1966, then as executive aide to Chief Bill Bray. He was the first motorcycle officer on the Normal Police Department. Following his service on the Normal Police Department, he served the McLean County Sheriff's Department as a communications officer and executive aide to Sheriff John King. As executive aide, he was second-in-command of the sheriff's department.
Edith Elaine Vaughn McCown (1923 - 2010)*
East Lawn Memorial Gardens Cemetery and Mausoleum
Maintained by: Tony Cannon
Originally Created by: Bob & Nancy Cannon
Record added: Dec 13, 2012
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