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Oren "Jack" Radford Graybill

November 23, 1943 — October 12, 2022

East Peoria

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Oren (Jack) Graybill, 78, of East Peoria, IL and formerly of Normal, IL, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, October 12, 2022 at 11:15pm.

Jack was born on November 23, 1943, in Bloomington, IL to Delmar and Millie Mae (Elkin) Graybill. He was preceded in death by his parents, sister Candy Hartman, and son Todd Graybill.

Jack was a loving father to - Trent (Brandy) Graybill of East Peoria, IL and Jacob (Deloris) Graybill of Cape Cod, MA. He had two grandchildren – Carley Price and Jayla Graybill.  Also surviving is his sister Judy (Gene) McClure.

Jack was a 1962 graduate of Lexington High School Lexington, IL.  Jack served in the Army and spent time on the DMZ in Korea, upon returning home he held several jobs before opening and operating Jack’s Lake Road Inn at Lake Bloomington which he retired after 40 years.

During Jack’s 40 years of the Restaurant and Bar business he never met a stranger.  He enjoyed the company of his family, friends and his many employees.  His life enjoyments included listening to music, boating and traveling to San Diego.

The family would like to thank the nurses and staff at the Villas of Holly Brook East Peoria and OSF Hospice of Peoria.  All who Jack created a special bond with.

A public visitation for Jack will be held at Ruestman Harris funeral home El Paso, IL on Saturday, October 22, 2022 from 12-2 pm with funeral service following the visitation. Chaplain Scot Shelburne. Military rites will be accorded after the services at the funeral home. A celebration of life will follow immediately at the VFW 6026 El Paso, IL.

Memorial contributions may be made to the OSF Hospice in Peoria, IL or VFW Post 6026 in El Paso. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.ruestmaharrisfuneralhome.com.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Saturday, October 22, 2022

12:00 - 2:00pm (Central time)

Ruestman Harris Funeral Home - El Paso

40 West, El Paso, IL 61738

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Funeral Service

Saturday, October 22, 2022

Starts at 2:00pm (Central time)

Ruestman Harris Funeral Home - El Paso

40 West, El Paso, IL 61738

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Celebration of Life

Saturday, October 22, 2022

Following Funeral Services

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