|Birth: ||Sep. 14, 1943|
|Death: ||Aug. 9, 2008|
Gerald W. Killion, 64, of Roodhouse passed away Saturday morning, August 9, 2008 at his residence. He was born September 14, 1943 in Lincoln the son of William H. and Ruth B. Mason Killion. He married Judith E. Newingham on January 25, 1964 in Roodhouse and they later divorced. He married Elizabeth M. Von Arx on October 15, 1981 in Imperial, NE and she survives.
He is also survived by 3 sons, William Gregory (wife, Stacey) Killion of New Berlin, David Nick (wife, Brenn) Killion of Roodhouse and Jared Michael (wife, Jodi) Killion of White Hall; two daughters, Jodie L. Conrad of Morton and Jeanne M. (husband, Shawn) Varble of Eldred; 13 grandchildren, Lauren Killion, Erin Killion, Olivia Killion, Will Killion, Nolan Killion, Matilyn Conrad, Ian Conrad, Allison Varble, Brant Varble, Cameryn Varble, Jude Varble, Jacob Killion and Lucas Killion and two brothers, Larry Joe Killion of Ft. Myers Beach, FL and John P. Killion of Rockford .
Mr. Killion graduated from Jacksonville High School in 1961 and worked in the telephone industry all his life. He was Operations Manager at Killion Communications Consultants, Inc. in Roodhouse. He was an active member of the community having served as a Trustee of the Roodhouse Fire Protection District and a board member of the Fernwood Mausoleum Association. He was a member of White Hall Masonic Lodge #80 and the Eastern Star. He enjoyed fishing, traveling and spoiling his grandchildren. He will be sadly missed by his family and community.
Services were entrusted to Williamson Funeral Home of Jacksonville, Illinois.
Gerald W. Killion (1943 - 2008)
Ruth B. Mason Killion (1915 - 1993)
Judith Elayne Newingham (1944 - 2013)*
Gerald W. Killion (1943 - 2008)*
Irish Grove Cemetery
Created by: JLM
Record added: Aug 11, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 28943327
Added: Aug. 11, 2008