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Mr. David A. Carley

June 25, 1945 ~ November 18, 2020 (age 75)


Mr. David A. Carley, 75, of Knoxville, Illinois formerly of Galesburg passed away at 9:02 pm Wednesday, November 18, 2020 at his home.

He was born June 25, 1945 in Galesburg, Illinois, the son of Arthur C. and Geneva (Stern) Carley.

David is survived by a son, Dustin Carley of Knoxville; a brother, Donald Carley of Galesburg; two sisters, Sheryl Carley and Jean Carley both of Galesburg and Rebecca (and Everett) Carnes of Macomb and two grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a brother, Robert Carley, three sisters, Barbara Roy, Beverly Boughner and Judith VanMiddlesworth.

David was a Navy Veteran serving from 1963-1969. He was a heavy construction worker, a mechanic and did auto body. He loved to play golf, enjoyed stock car racing and drag racing.

David’s wishes were to be cremated with a celebration at a later date. Burial will be in East Linwood Cemetery. Memorial may be made to the family. Hinchliff-Pearson-West Funeral Directors and Cremation Services are assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be made at


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