Jack Dennis Harrold, 70, of Taylorville, went to be with his Heavenly Father at 9:15pm Tuesday, October 23, 2012 in Memorial Medical Center, with his wife and children at his side.  Mr. Harrold was born October 22, 1942 in Tempe, Texas, the son of Claud Henry and Mary Elizabeth Purkes Harrold.  On November 20, 1966 he married Lois Lee Turvey in Taylorville.  Mr. Harrold was a graduate of Taylorville High School with the class of 1960.  He was a 1965 graduate of the University of Illinois with a B.S. in Soil Science.  He had taught High School Ag in Newman, Williamsville and Cerro Gordo and was a soil consultant until his retirement in 2004.

Surviving are his wife Lois of Taylorville; daughter, Bonita Hall and husband virgil of Taylorville, and 2 sons;  Brendan Harrold and Bryantt Harrold both of Taylorville; sister, Dana Garner and husband Glen of Oklahoma, and brother, Bruce Harrold of Taylorville.  Preceding him in death were his parents, brother, James E. Harrold and a nephew.

Memorial services will be held at 10:00am on Saturday, November 10, 2012 at McClulre Funeral Home in Taylorville with Pastor Philip Neumann officiating.  There will be no visitation.

Arrangements by McClure Funeral Home in Taylorville.  Condolences may be sent on-line at

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