November 1, 1944 - June 7, 2021
East Peoria – Furman “Dewey” Hall, Jr., 76, of East Peoria, passed away peacefully on Monday, June 7, 2021 at OSF Richard L. Owens Hospice Home in Peoria. He was born on November 1, 1944, a son of Furman Dewey and Ruth Geneva (Childs) Hall. His father died serving his country during WWII before Dewey was born. Dewey was raised by his mother and his step-father, Charles Moore whom he loved very much. He married Mary Lou Waid on April 26, 1963 in Elmwood. She survives. Dewey is also survived by his four children, Teressa (Mike) Montgomery of Creve Coeur, Anthony “Tony” Hall of Peoria, Timothy (Lori Meginnis-Hall) Hall of Peoria, and Todd Hall of East Peoria; seven grandchildren; six great-grandchild; two great-great-grandchildren; two sisters, Linda (Rick) Klaaasen of Manito and Ellen (Dan) Whelan of Green Valley; and one brother, Larry (Krystie) Moore of Liverpool. He was preceded in death by his parents; step-father; and one grandson. Dewey served his country in the United States Army. He worked as a precision machinist for Illinois Machine and Tool in North Pekin for 18 years, retiring in 2003. Dewey was an avid fisherman and loved woodworking. He also was a lifelong Chicago Cubs fan and enjoyed watching them play. In his younger years he enjoyed riding his Harley. He loved to spend time with his family. Dewey was an incredibly loving selfless man who imparted wisdom and love to his family and everyone he met. Dewey’s celebration of life gathering will be at a later date. His family is in charge of the arrangements. Schmidt-Haller Burial & Cremation Services in Peoria is handling the cremation arrangements. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be left to the juvenile diabetes foundation.
East Peoria – Furman “Dewey” Hall, Jr., 76, of East Peoria, passed away peacefully on Monday, June 7, 2021 at OSF Richard L. Owens Hospice Home in Peoria. He was born on November 1, 1944, a son of Furman Dewey and Ruth Geneva... View Obituary & Service Information
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