Alec Cohoon Jr., 88 of Taylorville passed away on Sunday, November 20, 2016 at 3:00 p.m. at Taylorville Care Center in Taylorville. He was born on September 22, 1928 in Vandalia, IL the Son of Alec Edward and Cora Myrtle (Weaver) Cohoon. He married Marge Luttrell on September 4, 1962 in Springfield, IL. Alec worked on oil rigs, construction, dry cleaners, Firestone, Caterpillar, Security and Grocery Store Manager. He also served in the United States Air Force.

Surviving are his Wife: Marge Cohoon of Taylorville, IL; Daughters: Brenda (Danny) Vidmar of Taylorville, IL; Debbie Walton of Taylorville, IL; Step-Daughter: Mary Jo Hideg; Four Grandchildren; Fourteen Great Grandchildren and 1Great-Great-Grandson. Sisters: Norma Jean Beckmeier of Kenmore, WA. Panzi Lee (William) Blackwell of Brownstown, IL; Several nieces, nephews and Cousins. He was preceded in death by his Parents, Son Randy Cohoon.

Graveside Services will be held on Monday, November 28, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. at Oak Hill Cemetery in Taylorville with Pastor Steve Robinson officiating. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery with military graveside honors.

Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville is assisting the family with arrangements.

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