ATLANTA — Jack Mayberry, 84, of Atlanta, died at 11:30 p.m. Thursday (Oct. 30, 2014) at Heartland Health Care in Normal.
His funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Quiram-Peasley Funeral Home in Atlanta. Andy Glass will officiate. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Atlanta Cemetery.
Leo Jackson Mayberry was born July 30, 1930, in Eminence Township, rural Atlanta, to Roy and Edith McCrea Mayberry. He married Geneva Gordon on Nov. 3, 1950, in McLean. She preceded him in death on July 6, 2007.
Surviving are his children, Judy (Dennis) Colaw, Ron (Mary) Mayberry, Diann (Dean) Langley and Mike (Thao) Mayberry, all of Atlanta; grandchildren, Kristie Israel, Scott Colaw, Stacey Pourchot, Brian Mayberry, Rodney Langley, Michele Brown, Chase Mayberry and Emily Mayberry; great-grandchildren, Ryan, Trevor, Zach, Vince, Blaine, Jacob, Wes, Allyxandrea, Cohnor, Avarie, Dylan, Laurynn, Emmett and William; and one great-great-grandchild, Laynie.
Jack was preceded in death by brothers, Jim, Bob and William; and sisters, Helen and Ruth.
Jack was a graduate of Atlanta High School. He retired from Caterpillar after 30 years of employment and was a member of UAW No. 974. Jack served on the Atlanta Township Board and city planning commission. Following his retirement, Jack worked part time for road commissioners, Melvin Chaudoin contracting, Tommy Young HG&N and Joel Farms.
Memorials may be made to the Atlanta Rescue Squad or Atlanta Fire Department.
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