THE ASSOCIATED GENERAL CONTRACTORS OF ILLINOIS

Bereavements

AGCI was saddened to learn that William McGreevy passed away on Wednesday, March 29, 2017.  Bill worked, operated, and co-owned Roland Machinery for several decades.

Bill is survived by his wife, Phoebe; children: Todd (Kathleen) McGreevy, Timothy (Andrea) McGreevy, Lindsay McGreevy, Margo (Jack) Towne, Lindsay (Ryan) Koenig; grandchildren: Max Allison, Lilly, Finnley, and Mia McGreevy, Josephine Jackson, and Rosalie Towne, and Ava and Kaitlyn Koenig.

Cremation rites were accorded before the services.  Vigil prayers will be held at 4:00 p.m., Friday, April 21, at Staab Polk Memorial Home, 8855 State Route 4, Chatham, Illinois.  His family will greet friends from 4:15 p.m. until 7:00 p.m.

A memorial gathering will be held from 9:00 a.m. until the time of his funeral mass at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, April 22 at St. Joseph the Worker Church, 700 E. Spruce, Chatham, Illinois.  Burial will follow at Chatham Memorial Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to: St. Joseph the Worker Church or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38015; www.stjude.org.  


AGCI was saddened to learn of the death of John R. Broughton, 66, on Monday, November 21, 2016.  John was officer and owner of P.H. Broughton & Sons, Inc.

He is survived by his wife, Suzanne; son, Sean (Ami) Broughton; daughters, Jennifer (John) Broughton, and Julie (Matt) Broughton; stepsons, Michael (Angie) Ray and Shawn (Annette Ray; eight grandchildren and one on the way; two brothers, Perry (Rachel) Broughton and David (Jill) Broughton; three sisters: Diane (Dave) Vail, Debbie (Tom) Bell, and Cheryl Broughton.

Arrangements by Staab Funeral Home in Springfield.  Remains were cremated.  Per John’s wishes, no services will be held.

Memorial contributions may be made to:  Loyola Medical Center, Lung Transplant, 2160 S. First Avenue, Maywood, Illinois 60153 or a charity of the donor’s choice.


AGCI was saddened to learn of the death of David Reynolds, 74, on Friday, October 28, 2016.  Dave worked with heavy machinery for MRS Machinery and West Side Tractor.  He retired from Roland Machinery.

Dave was a member of Mt. Pulaski First United Methodist Church, Carlock Masonic Lodge #904, Valley Springfield Scottish Rites, Ansar Shrine, Past Master of Carlock Lodge, New Salem Shrine Club and current president of Ag Corps.

Surviving are his wife, Gloria; one son, Bill (Kristy) Reynolds; one daughter, Janet (David) Johnsen; one brother, Daniel (Cathy); five grandchildren: Mary, Katy, Bethany, Jacob and Jessica; and one great-granddaughter, Falon.

Services will be at 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, November 2 at Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home, 202 N. Lafayette St. in Mt Pulaski.  Visitation will be from 4-7 p.m., Tuesday, November 1 at the funeral home, with Masonic Rites at 7:30 p.m.

Memorials may be made to:  First United Methodist Church, 303 E. Jefferson St., Mt. Pulaski, IL 62548.


Andrea "Andi" Jo Whitley-Lascody, 45, of Sherman, passed away at 5:07 a.m. on Wednesday, September 7, 2016 at her residence.  She owned Reagan Traffic Control for several years.

She married Douglas Lascody on April 9, 2010 in Elkhart, Illinois; he preceded her in death on June 16, 2014.

She is survived by her daughter, Reagan Lascody of Sherman; two sons, Dalton Blakeman of Riverton and Dane Blakeman of Sherman; special uncle Rick and aunt Rusty Whitley of Safety Harbor, FL; mother-in-law, Ann (companion, Gordy Stuber) Lascody of Sherman; father-in-law, Mick Lascody of Springfield; five sisters, Abby (Rob) Pierce of Mattoon, Shelli (Keith) Nolte of Mattoon, Sheri Dee (Leon) Flood of Mattoon, Jodi (Dave) Trotter of Mattoon, and Teri Ann Whitley of Charleston; one sister-in-law, Melinda (Mark) Sloan of Springfield; companion, Rodney Meidel of Springfield; several nieces and nephews and great-nieces and nephews; and her beloved dogs, Bella and Dolly.


Funeral Ceremony: 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, September 11, 2016 at Kirlin-Egan & Butler Funeral Home with Celebrant Judy Woerner officiating and remembrances by Leon Flood. 

Visitation: Family will receive friends from 3:30 to 6:00 p.m. on Sunday, September 11, 2016 at Kirlin-Egan & Butler Funeral Home, 900 S. 6th Street, Springfield. 

Cremation will be accorded by Butler Cremation Tribute Center following ceremonies.

Memorial contributions may be made to Special Olympics Illinois, State Headquarters, 605 E. Willow Street, Normal, IL 61761.


AGCI was deeply saddened to learn of the death of Don Sharpe, 82, who passed away on May 12, 2016 at Unity Point Health-Methodist in Peoria.

Don was a civil engineer for R.A. Cullinan & Son for over 40 years, retiring as vice president.  He then later owned and operated Don Sharpe Consulting in Tremont. 

Don served on our Board of Directors for eight years and was also an Officer of the Association for three years.  Don served as Chairman of the MidWinter Seminar and Golf Outing Committees for many years.  He also served on the IDOT/Industry Joint Coop Committee, IDOT/Industry Policy Committee and the Budget & Finance Committee. 

Don is survived by his wife, Donna; three sons, Randall (Laura) Sharpe, Ronnie (Holley) Sharpe and Rod (Julie) Sharpe; seven grandchildren; and two brothers, Robert (Sharon) Sharpe and David Sharpe.

A funeral service will be held at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, May 21, 2016 at Knapp-Johnson Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 140 S. Detroit Ave., Morton, Illinois.  Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, May 20 and from 9 to 9:45 a.m. Saturday, both at the funeral home.  Burial will be in Hillcrest Memory Gardens in Morton.

Memorials may be made to St. Jude.


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