March 22, 1958 - April 29, 2021
Gary D. Beegle, age 63, of Chebanse, passed away peacefully on April 29, 2021 at Amita Health St. Mary’s Hospital in Kankakee. Gary was born March 22, 1958 in Kankakee, the son of Andrew and Gerald (Brown) Beegle. He graduated from Clifton Central High School. Gary was a dedicated healthcare worker at Kankakee Terrace Nursing Home, Bourbonnais, for over 30 years. Gary was an avid reader, especially the Hobbit, Tolkien Library and the Bible. He always had a book in his hand. He spent hours studying the Beegle family genealogy. Gary was a sports enthusiast. He followed the Chicago Bears and the Chicago Bulls. He enjoyed yard work and growing a big garden. Gary was a pet lover. Surviving are four daughters, Shannon (Danny) Booi of Chebanse, Keri (Tom) White of Surprise, Arizona, Christina Poyner of Clifton, Briattany (Josh) Witthoft of Bradley; four sons, Bryan of Mattoon, Brandon of Johnson City, Dakota and Joshua both of Chebanse; seven grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews; two sisters, Linda Wood of Chebanse, Sharon Beegle of Kankakee and one brother Gregory (Cathy) of Benton. Also surviving is Gary’s life partner, Shirley Shannon, Bourbonnais and her three children, Marsha Ellis, Tiffany Williams, Bianca Williams all of Bourbonnais and grandchildren. Preceding him in death were his parents; one sister Joyce Smith; and one brother, Raymond. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, May 5, 2021 from 9:00 a.m. until the 11:00 a.m. funeral service at Clancy-Gernon-Hertz Funeral Home in Kankakee. Burial will follow at the Evergreen Cemetery in Chebanse. Please wear a mask and follow social distancing guidelines. Memorials may be made to Family Wishes. Please sign his guestbook at clancygernon.com Arrangements are being handled by Glancy-Gernon-Hertz Funeral Home, Kankakee.
Gary D. Beegle, age 63, of Chebanse, passed away peacefully on April 29, 2021 at Amita Health St. Mary’s Hospital in Kankakee. Gary was born March 22, 1958 in Kankakee, the son of Andrew and Gerald (Brown) Beegle. He graduated from... View Obituary & Service Information
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