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Full Text of SR1025  103rd General Assembly



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2    WHEREAS, The members of the Illinois Senate are saddened
3to learn of the death of Walker Lee Bryan of Beecher City, who
4passed away on September 29, 2023; and
5    WHEREAS, Walker Bryan was born to Kenneth Bryan and Macy
6Reed in Effingham on November 4, 2012; he was a fifth grader at
7Beecher City Grade School; and
8    WHEREAS, Walker Bryan enjoyed being outdoors and riding
9bikes with his friends, and he was looking forward to
10receiving a mountain bike for his upcoming birthday; and
11    WHEREAS, Walker Bryan enjoyed collecting Pokémon cards,
12and he was known for being able to discuss the cards' meanings
13and merits at length; and
14    WHEREAS, Walker Bryan enjoyed helping at the local tractor
15pulls due to his love of semis and trucks, and he expressed
16plans of following in his father's footsteps and attending
17technical school after graduation; and
18    WHEREAS, Walker Bryan loved animals, especially his pet
19dog, Red, and his pet kitten, Bean, that he saved over the
20summer; and



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1    WHEREAS, Walker Bryan loved spending time with his family;
2he was regarded as a great older cousin who also enjoyed
3spending time with his uncles; and
4    WHEREAS, More than anything, Walker Bryan loved his little
5sister, Rosie, and he took his role as protective older
6brother very seriously; and
7    WHEREAS, Walker Bryan was preceded in death by his father
8and his sister, Rose "Rosie" Bryan; and
9    WHEREAS, At the time of his passing, Walker Bryan was
10survived by his mother; his maternal grandparents, Rachel Reed
11and Mark Reed; his paternal grandparents, Gerald and Janice
12Bryan McNeely; his maternal great-grandmother, Jeanie Doty;
13his aunts, Mariah Reed, Camie (Daniel) Wilke, Beau Reed, and
14Honora Reed; his cousins, Denver, Paloma, Manny, and Audie;
15and many extended family members; therefore, be it
17ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS, that we mourn the passing of
18Walker Lee Bryan and extend our sincere condolences to his
19family, friends, and all who knew and loved him; and be it



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1    RESOLVED, That a suitable copy of this resolution be
2presented to the family of Walker Bryan as an expression of our
3deepest sympathy.