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C.W. CHANCELLOR, 86, of Arcola, IL passed away at 10:28 P.M. on Saturday, August 23, 2014 at Gowin Parc in Mattoon, IL.
Funeral services will be held at 10:00 A.M. on Wednesday, August 27, 2014 at the Edwards Funeral Home. Rev. Vince Rohn will officiate. Burial with military rites will be in the Arcola Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 5:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. on Tuesday, August 26, 2014 at the funeral home.
C.W. was born on December 7, 1927 in Axel, KY. He was son of Robert Lee and Maggie Jane (Williams) Chancellor. He married Betty Lou Biggs on January 12, 1951 in Arcola, IL.
C.W. is survived by his wife Betty Chancellor of Arcola, IL, one son, Larry Joe Chancellor and his wife Glenda and one daughter Karen Wesch and her husband Dan all of Arcola, IL; four grandchildren, Craig Wesch and his wife Sheena of Arcola, IL, Jennifer Beals and her husband Andy of Mt. Zion, IL, Laura Williams and her husband Blake of Monticello, IL and Bryan Chancellor and his wife Laura of Arcola IL and four great-grandchildren, Canton and Bostyn Wesch and Brayden and Wyatt Williams and one on the way.
He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, John Chancellor.
C.W. was a Navy Veteran of WWII and served in the Naval Reserve until 1970.
He was retired from farming.
C.W. was a member and past Commander of the Arcola American Legion, He was a member and past president of the Arcola Lions Club of which he always looked forward to the club’s annual variety show. C.W. served on the Arcola Township Board and the Arcola Township Cemetery Board. He was a member of the Moose and the Eagles Clubs in Mattoon, IL. He enjoyed playing golf and was a member of the Kaskaskia Country Club in Arcola, IL for several years.
He really enjoyed attending all of his children and grandchildren’s sporting events.
C.W. is the last of the King Brothers Loafers.
Memorials may be made to the Arcola Lions Club for hospital equipment or the donor’s choice.
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