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Oscar R McElroy

December 19, 1932 ~ December 27, 2017 (age 85)

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December 29, 2017

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Hamilton Funeral Home
200 Orchard Street
Augusta, IL 62311

Funeral Service
December 30, 2017

11:00 AM
Hamilton Funeral Home
200 Orchard Street
Augusta, IL 62311

Oscar R. McElroy, 85, of Augusta, IL died at 2:15 pm Wednesday December 27, 2017 at The Elms in Macomb, IL.

He was born on December 19, 1932 the son of Ollie and Orma Broadwell McElroy. He married Helen Junk on September 28, 1952 in Rock Island, IL. She survives.

Oscar was a lifelong Augusta area farmer. He was a graduate of Bowen High School.

He is survived by 3 sons; Alfred (Peggy) McElroy of Buffalo, NY, Larry (Becky) McElroy of Bowen, IL, Kent (Shannon) McElroy of Carthage, IL, a daughter, Linda (Jay) Kiesow of Port Byron, IL, 5 grandchildren, Kaylee, Megan, Devin, Carmen and Rebecca McElroy, a great-granddaughter, Kenzley Akers, 3 brothers, Lester, Ed (Dorothy) and Gene McElroy, and a sister, Hazel Flack.

He was preceded in death by his parents, 2 sisters, Helen Klein and Wilma Lasher and 3 brothers, Marvin, Ralph and Bob McElroy.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am Saturday December 30, 2017 at the Hamilton Funeral Home in Augusta, IL by Rev. Dustin Lambert. Burial will be in Bowen cemetery in Bowen, Il.

Visitation will be held from 5:00 to 7:00 Friday at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to the Tri-County Fire Protection District in Plymouth, IL or The Elms nursing home.

The Hamilton Funeral Home in Augusta, IL is handling arrangements

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