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Gary H. Tolley, 63, of Mount Vernon, Ilinois passed away at 11:55 A.M. Wednesday, January 25, 2017 at Crossroads Community Hospital in Mount Vernon, Illinois. He was born Wednesday, February 11, 1953 in Illinois to parents, Harold J. "Bo" and Martha (Collins) Tolley. He married Ella Mae (Prinnell) Tolley in June 1974. They were blessed with 42 years of marriage.
A Funeral Service will be held Tuesday, January 31, 2017 at 1:00 P.M. at Hughey Funeral Home in Mount Vernon, Illinois with Reverend Travis Hayes officiating. Interment will follow at Cubb "Cub" Prairie Cemetery in Jefferson County, Illinois.
A Visitation will be held Monday, January 30, 2017 from 5:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. at Hughey Funeral Home in Mount Vernon, Illinois.
Gary is survived by his wife, Ella Tolley of Mount Vernon, Illinois; son, Jason Tolley and wife, Beth of Carlyle, Illinois; grandchildren, Brian Tolley of Carlyle, Illinois and Mason Tolley of Carlyle, Illinois; brother, Steven Tolley of Antioch, Illinois; and uncles, John Collins and wife, Judy of Mount Vernon, Illinois and Larry Collins of Woodstock, Illinois.
Gary was preceded in death by his parents and grandparents.
Gary worked as a mechanic for National Railway for many years. His pride and joy was his family. He loved his son, daughter-in-law, and two grandsons dearly. Gary will be missed by all who knew and loved him.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Hughey Funeral Home where you may call
(618) 242-3348 or visit www.hugheyfh.com for further information and to send condolences.
Published on January 27, 2017
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