5/20/2013 9:22:31 PM
The Taylorville City Council conducted a lot of business in their 40-minute meeting Monday night at City Hall.
Joe Hauser of the Taylorville Planning and Zoning Commission, brought to aldermen 2 recommendations. The first was a request to table the request by Bernie and Joe Curvey, to re-zone the former West School property from residential to commercial, citing neighborhood concerns about ...read more
Leonard W. Nail, 80, of Mt. Auburn, passed away Sunday, May 19, 2013 at 4:35 p.m. at St. John’s Hospital in Springfield, IL. He was born July 16, 1932 in O’Fallon, IL. The Son of Theodore and Ruby (Cavinder) Nail. He married Fay Anderson on July 3, 1972 in Grove City, IL and she later preceded him in death on June 5, 2006. He was a welder at Bowman’s welding and Caterpillar...read more
Jack Laverne Bell, 69, of Taylorville, IL died at 12:19 pm Friday, May 17, 2013 at his residence.
He was born May 26, 1943 in DeQuincy, LA the son of Johnnie and Beulah Welch Bell. In January 1986 he married Delores “Dodie” Bass in Taylorville. Mr. Bell was a lineman and backhoe operator with Local 965 in Springfield. He retired in 1998 due to health reasons after 40 years...read more
Joseph N. Bertucci, 86, of Taylorville, IL died at 4:50 pm Friday, May 17, 2013 at his residence.He was born March 16, 1927 in Kincaid, IL the son of Louis J. and Marguerite Kuntzman Bertucci. On September 17, 1960 he married Mary Smergl in Oak Park, IL. Mr. Bertucci retired from the Chicago Police Department in 1982 and was a member of the Fraternal Order of Police.Surviving is his wi...read more
Charles R. Savage, 76, of Taylorville, IL died at 11:21 pm Thursday, May 16, 2013 at Taylorville Memorial Hospital.
He was born June 18, 1936 in Quincy, IL the son of Charles and June Twaddle Savage. He was a retired over the road truck driver. He was a Marine Veteran of the Korean War.
Surviving are his children: David Royal Savage and wife Janis, Miriam C. Hood and Don Bolton of Vermont,...read more
Salah “Sam” Shehadeh, 67, of Taylorville, passed away on May 15, 2013 at 6:40 a.m. at his residence in Taylorville, IL. He was born January 6, 1946 in Beit Nuba, Palestine, the son of Ali and Fatima Shehadeh. He was an Insurance Salesman for Prudential Insurance Company and many other insurance companies. He was a member of the Optimist’s Club, Masons and the YMCA.
He is survive...read more