CLINT ROSS GILLENWATER, 30, of Champaign, IL formerly of Arcola, IL passed away at 12:30 P.M. on Saturday, September 13, 2014 at his residence.
A visitation will be held from 5:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. on Friday, September 19, 2014 at the Edwards Funeral Home, 221 East Main in Arcola, IL. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 A.M. on Saturday, September 20, 2014 at the funeral home. Rev. Brent Budd will officiate. Burial will be in the Arcola Township Cemetery.
Clint was born on August 15, 1984 in Mattoon, IL. He is the son of Andrew and Bridget (Werner) Gillenwater of Arcola. He was baptized at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Mattoon, IL.
Clint is survived by his parents, his paternal grandmother, Frenchie Gillenwater (Arcola), maternal grandmother, Arlene Werner (Norfolk, Nebraska), one sister, Sasha (Gillenwater) Hunt and her husband Blake (Arcola), and several aunts, uncles, and cousins. He is also survived by his beloved cats, Colton and Sumi.
He was preceded in death by his paternal grandfather, Elvin Gillenwater and his maternal grandfather, Wayne Werner.
Clint Graduated from Arcola High School in 2002.
Clint was an avid cat lover and could not walk away from his dumpster kitties. He enjoyed bodybuilding, football, movies and was very proud of his many artful tattoos. He was employed at Kraft Foods in Champaign.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Prairieland Anti-Cruelty Program, (firstname.lastname@example.org), in Champaign.