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Donald Albert Wolford

March 27, 1930 - January 26, 2014
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   West Peoria, IL – Donald Albert Wolford, 83, of West Peoria, passed away at 5:35 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014 at Heddington Oaks in West Peoria.    He was born March 27, 1930 in Peoria, IL to Albert and Augusta (Plumer) Wolford.  They preceded him in death along with his brother, Roger.    Surviving are his daughter, Jill Jones; 3 grandsons, Jeremy (Julie) Light, Patrick (Amelia) Light, Justin Light; 2 great-grandsons; 2 great-granddaughters; 2 brothers, Charles Wolford, Robert (Janet) Wolford; and 2 cousins.    Donald was a US Army Korean Conflict Veteran.  He...


   West Peoria, IL – Donald Albert Wolford, 83, of West Peoria, passed away at 5:35 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014 at Heddington Oaks in West Peoria.



   He was born March 27, 1930 in Peoria, IL to Albert and Augusta (Plumer) Wolford.  They preceded him in death along with his brother, Roger.



   Surviving are his daughter, Jill Jones; 3 grandsons, Jeremy (Julie) Light, Patrick (Amelia) Light, Justin Light; 2 great-grandsons; 2 great-granddaughters; 2 brothers, Charles Wolford, Robert (Janet) Wolford; and 2 cousins.



   Donald was a US Army Korean Conflict Veteran.  He worked as a machinist at Caterpillar Inc. before retiring.  He was an avid outdoorsman with a love for fishing.



   Visitation will be from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014 at Davison-Fulton Woodland Chapel in Peoria.  Funeral Services will follow on Thursday at 2:30 p.m.  Cremation will be accorded following services.



   In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to Hospice Compassus of Peoria or to the Wounded Warrior Project.  Online condolences may be made at www.davison-fulton.com.



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"We are so sorry to hear about Don. It was always a pleasure to see him and we will truly miss him. His family is in our thoughts and prayers." Dennis Farrell (Princeton, IL)

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