Harold G. Eagle


Thursday, January 24, 2008

KNOXVILLE - Harold Grant Eagle, 85, 602 South Prairie, died at 11:50 p.m. Tuesday (Jan. 22, 2008) at Galesburg Terrace Nursing Center, Galesburg.

He was born Feb. 6, 1922, in Oneida, the son of Ulysess Grant and Mary Margaret Pullen Eagle.

He married Evelyn Mae Yelm on Sept. 12, 1942, in Lewistown, Mo. She preceded him in death Feb. 24, 1978.

Surviving are two sons, Larry Eagle of Galesburg and Roger (Pam) Eagle of Knoxville; three grandchildren, Gene (Heidi) Eagle of Mt. Zion, Ashley Wubben of Galesburg and Tim Eagle of Knoxville; and four great-grandchildren, Jakob, Lucas, Claire and Craig. He was preceded in death by his parents, sister Norma Lagerstrom and brother William Gene "Bill" Eagle.

He attended grade school at Collinson Grade School in Victoria and attended Galva High School.

He worked as a farm hand in the Galesburg area. He then worked for Hutchcroft John Deere Implement Company in Knoxville and then Galesburg. He then worked for Neff Implement Company in Avon as a John Deere salesman when he retired.

He was a member of Knoxville United Methodist Church in Knoxville. He was a 50-year member of Pacific Masonic Lodge 66 A.F. and A.M. of Knoxville. He was a former member of the Mohammed Temple Shrine in Peoria. He was a former member of Western Illinois Antique Car Club. He was a member of Spoon River Antique Agricultural Association.

Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 26, at Hurd-Hendricks Funeral Home and Crematory, Knoxville, with the Rev. Kirk Kendall officiating. Visitation will be 12:30 to 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 26, at Hurd-Hendricks Funeral Home and Crematory, Knoxville. Burial will be in Knoxville Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Spoon River Antique Agricultural Association or Alzheimer's Association.

Online condolences may be made at www.hurd-hen dricksfuneralhome.com.

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