Mr. John L. “Jack” Coady, 83, of Taylorville, IL passed away at 1:57 P.M. Monday, August 8, 2016 at St. Francis Hospital, Litchfield, IL.


He was born in Taylorville, IL August 11, 1932 the son of Joseph and Agnella (Durbin) Coady.  Jack graduated from Taylorville High School in 1950 and later earned an associate’s degree in printing.


Mr. Coady married Rose Bialas, June 1, 1968 at St. Rita’s Catholic Church in Kincaid, IL.  John was a salesman for Frye Williamson Press in Springfield, IL retiring after 35 years there.  He was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church and the Knights Of Columbus Council #2120 both in Taylorville, IL.  Jack as he was affectionately known enjoyed ballroom dancing and was an avid St. Louis Cardinals Fan.


Surviving are his wife Rose Coady of Taylorville, IL 2 daughters Ann Kathleen Coady of Aurora, CO and Jennifer (Gary) Hunt of Fairview Heights, IL. Brother Eugene (Jeanette) Coady of Taylorville, IL sister-in-law Marsha Coady of Valier, IL and several nieces and nephews.


He was preceded in death by his parents, and a brother James Coady.


Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Friday, August 12, 2016 in St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Taylorville, IL.  Monsignor David Lantz will officiate.  Burial will follow in Oak Hill Cemetery, Taylorville, IL. Visitation for Mr. Coady will be held from 9 to 10 am Friday at the church.  Masterson Funeral Home in Kincaid is handling arrangements.  

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