Keith Lynn Huckstep, 57, of Taylorville, passed away Tuesday, August 7, 2012 at 8:30am in his residence in Taylorville.  He was born June 28, 1955 in Decatur, IL, the son of George Eli and Edna L Green Huckstep.  He married Laura J Huckstep on June 11, 2004 in Taylorville.  He was a driver for ADM Trucking.  He was a Marine Veteran serving from 1973-1977 as Lance Corporal E4.  He graduated from Stephen Decatur High School.  He enjoyed Nascar, Golfing, Antiques and spending time with his grandkids, shooting pool bowling and hed also enjoyed motorcycles.

He is surviced by his wife: Laura, daughters: Crystal Huckstep of Jones, OK, Sarah House of Taylorville, Maegen (Kevin) Trone of Hillsboro, Beth Vogel and companion Drew Edwards of Hillsboro, grandchildren: Chloe Huckstep of Jones, OK, Cooper House of Taylorville, Kade and Kason Trone of Hillsboro and Meleah Edwards of Hillsboro, brothers: George Huckstep of Decatur, Bill Huckstep of Decatur, Larry Huckstep of Rantoul, Richard (Bernitta)Huckstep of Sullivan and Charles Brightman of Danville, sister: Linda Huckstep of Decatur and many nieces, nephews and cousins.  He was preceded in death by his parents, sister: Margaret Boone, brothers: Harold Brightman, Jim Brightman, Gene Huckstep and sister: Brenda Huckstep.

Visitation will be held Sunday, August 12, 2012 from 5-7pm at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville.  Funeral Services will be held on Monday, August 13, 2012 at 11am at Sutton memorial Home in Taylorville with Rev John T Crist III officiating.  Burial will be in Camp Butler National Cemetery in Springfield.

Memorials may be made to Taylorville Memorial Home Hospice 100 W Franklin Street Taylorville, IL  62568.  Arrangements by Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville.  Sign online guestbook at

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