Daniel M. McWhinnie, 85 of Taylorville, passed away January 23, 2012 at 4:15am at St. John's Hospital in Springfield. He was born November 8, 1926 in Kincaid, the son of James Couglas and Helen Cecelia Foltynewicz McWhinnie. He married Barbara E. Banko in May, 1952 in Taylorville and she preceded him in death in December, 2009. Mr. McWhinnie had been employed at Georgia Pacific and retired from Peabody Mine #10. He was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Taylorville, United Mine Worker's of America, Knights of Columbus, VFW Post 4495, American Legion Post 78 and the Eagles Club.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, January 26, 2012 at 12 noon at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Taylorville with Fr. Alan Hunter officiating. Burial with military honors will be in Oak Hill Cemetery in Taylorville. Visitation will be held Thursday, January 26, 2012 from 11:00am until time of service in St. Mary's Catholic Church in Taylorville.
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