Shelbyville Daily Union

Obituaries

May 10, 2013

Eldon Dean Banning

SHELBYVILLE, IL. — Eldon Dean Banning

Shelbyville

Eldon Dean Banning, 83, of Shelbyville passed away Thursday (May 9, 2013) in Decatur Memorial Hospital with his Family by his side.

Eldon was born July 23, 1929 in Cowden, IL the son of Delbert and Estella Askins Banning.

He married Joan Hodson July 23, 1949 in Cowden, IL.

Eldon’s 30 year career with the Illinois State Police included patrol duty, undercover assignments and after training at the F.B.I. Academy in Quantico, VA, security detail for the then Governor of Illinois, Richard Ogilvie.

After retiring in 1986 he became an active member of the First United Methodist Church, Jackson Lodge # 53 and the Shelby County Senior Center, where he served as President of the Board of Directors for several years. He and was a selfless and tireless volunteer for community causes.

Surviving his wife Joan; children: Kathie (Neil) Storm of Lakewood, IL, Dianne (Mike) Shallenberger, Doug (Kristi) Banning and Tina ( Louie) Donnel all of Shelbyville; sister-in-law Margaret Banning of Cowden; eleven grandchildren and twenty-five great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers: Lester Banning, Hanley Banning, and Lyle Banning (in infancy); sisters: Wavalene Johnson and Faerie Banning (in childhood).

Funeral services with Masonic Rites will be held at 2:00 PM on Saturday May 11, 2013 in the First United Methodist Church in Shelbyville. The Rev. Dan Seibert will officiate. Visitation will be from 10:00 AM to the time of the service on Saturday in the Church. Burial will be in Glenwood Cemetery in Shelbyville. Memorials may be made in Eldon’s honor to the Shelby County Senior Center or the First United Methodist Church of Shelbyville.

Our Dad’s devotion to his family and friends was boundless. He will live in our hearts forever.

On line condolences may be sent to the Family at www.lockartgreenfuneralhome.com

1
Text Only
Obituaries
  • Marilyn Smith.jpg Marilyn J. Smith

    Marilyn J. Smith, 71, of Moweaqua died July 24, 2014 in Decatur Memorial Hospital.

    July 25, 2014 1 Photo

  • Roy Eigsti.jpg Roy Eugene Eigsti

    Roy Eugene Eigsti, 81, of Shelbyville, IL, was surrounded by his family when he passed away at 8:03 p.m. Monday, July 21, 2014 in St. Mary’s Hospital, Decatur, IL

    July 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • Robert Bridgman .jpg Robert L. "Bob" Bridgman

    Robert L. “Bob” Bridgman, 76, of Findlay, IL died July 19, 2014, in his home.

    July 21, 2014 1 Photo

  • Evelyn Fuller.jpg Evelyn Faye Fuller

    Evelyn Faye Fuller, 92, of Decatur, IL passed away peacefully into the arms of Jesus at 11:18 p.m. (July 18, 2014) at the Decatur Memorial Hospital.

    July 21, 2014 1 Photo

  • Phoebe Rose Schoch Tower Hill, IL Phoebe Rose Schoch, 77, of Tower Hill, IL, passed away at 8:40 a.m. Friday, July 18, 2014 in Gowin Parc, Pana, IL.Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Monday, July 21, 2014 in Howe and Yockey Funeral Home, Shelbyville, IL with Rev. Derrick Rit

    July 21, 2014

  • Carl Keller.jpg Carl Eugene Keller

    Carl Eugene Keller, 67, of Windsor passed away at 3:45 p.m. Saturday (July 19, 2014) at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana.

    July 20, 2014 1 Photo

  • Norma Marie Thomas

    Norma Marie Thomas, 78, formerly of Shelbyville, IL, died at 6:20 a.m. Saturday, July 19, 2014 in Decatur Memorial Hospital.

    July 20, 2014

  • Evelyn F. Fuller

    Evelyn F. Fuller, 92, of Decatur passed away at 11:18 p.m. (July 18, 2014) at the Decatur Memorial Hospital.

    July 19, 2014

  • Phoebe Schoch.jpg Phoebe R. Schoch

    Phoebe Rose Schoch, 77, of Tower Hill, IL, passed away at 8:40 a.m. Friday, July 18, 2014 in Gowin Parc, Pana, IL.

    July 19, 2014 1 Photo

  • Emily Suzanne Noffke

    Emily Suzanne Noffke, 90, of Stewardson, IL died at 7:45 a.m. Thursday (July 17, 2014) at the Heartland Christian Village, Neoga.

    July 18, 2014