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Mr. James E. Hook

April 20, 1930 ~ August 26, 2023 (age 93) 93 Years Old


Mr. James E. Hook, 93, of Abingdon, Illinois, passed away Saturday August 26, 2023 at Prairie City Rehab Center, Prairie City, Illinois. He was born April 20, 1930 in rural Galesburg the son of James M. and Carrie (Meador) Hook. He married Betty Morris April 24, 1954 at the Abingdon Christian Church. She preceded him in death on December 18, 2011.

 He is survived by a son, Timothy (and Lisa May) Hook of Maquon, Illinois; two daughters, Tamara (and Roger) McClure of St Augustine, Illinois and Tina (and Jeremy) Derry of Abingdon, Illinois; three brothers, Robert Hook of Galesburg, John (and Bonnie) Hook of Texas and David (and Doris) Hook of Burlington, Iowa; two sisters, Anna Homer of Monmouth and Donna Gray of Abingdon; grandchildren, Randall, Ryan, Rachel, Aaron, Adam, Amanda, Chandler and Alyson. Great- Grandchildren, Maia, Hudson, Beckett, Isaac, Lillian, Christian and Luca. He was preceded in death by his parents, Brothers, Howard, Herbert, Leonard, Henry and Jesse Hook. Sisters, Eddie Lee Schisler, Ella Hook, Bessie Deppe and Bettie Phipps.

James was an Army Veteran serving during the Korean War in Alaska. He retired from Maytag in Galesburg after 39 ½ years. He enjoyed NASCAR, roller skating and mushroom hunting.

A Graveside Funeral Service will be held at 10:30 A.M. on Thursday August 31, 2023 at Abingdon Cemetery. Pastor Rick Fritz will officiate. Memorials may be made to Abingdon Community Festival c/o Tompkins State Bank, Abingdon. Hinchliff-Pearson-West Funeral Directors and Cremation Services Abingdon Chapel is proud to assist the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be made at www.h-p-w.com

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Graveside Service
August 31, 2023

10:30 AM
Abingdon Cemetery
501 W. Memorial Drive
Abingdon, IL 61410


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