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Full Text of SR2121  100th General Assembly




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2    WHEREAS, The members of the Illinois Senate are saddened to
3learn of the death of Tony William "Sonny" McClure of Rapids
4City, who passed away on October 22, 2018; and
5    WHEREAS, Tony McClure was born in Louisville, Kentucky to
6Anthony and Edna (Mileham) McClure on December 3, 1937; he was
7raised in Lincoln by his grandparents, Walter and Marie
8Mileham; he graduated from Lincoln High School in 1955; he
9served in the United States Air Force from 1956 until 1960; he
10married Myrtis L. Pratt in Springfield on September 29, 1962;
12    WHEREAS, Tony McClure received a degree for Tool & Die and
13worked for John Deere Plow Planter; he then transferred to the
14Parts Distribution Center in Milan, where he worked until his
15retirement in 1996; and
16    WHEREAS, Tony McClure was a member of the Gold Wings Road
17Riders Association, and he rode a Gold Wing on many of his
18trips with his wife; he was an avid bowler and fisherman; he
19loved loading the family in the car and going for a drive; he
20enjoyed spending time with his children, grandchildren, and
21great-grandchildren; and



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1    WHEREAS, Tony McClure was preceded in death by his parents;
2his son, Tony McClure; his sisters, Helen, Rubyann, Martty
3Lamb, Nola Sue, Rosie, and Cathy; and his great-grandson, Scott
4Dennis Meisinger; and
5    WHEREAS, Tony McClure is survived by his wife, Myrtis; his
6children, Christine McClure, Eva McClure, and Merle "Scott"
7(Kristina) McClure; his grandchildren, David Vermast, Sarah
8McClure, Kimmy McClure, Mollie McClure, Zachary McClure, and
9Caleb Castro; and his sister, Bonnie Jo; therefore, be it
11ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS, that we mourn the passing of
12Tony William "Sonny" McClure and extend our sincere condolences
13to his family, friends, and all who knew and loved him; and be
14it further
15    RESOLVED, That a suitable copy of this resolution be
16presented to the family of Tony McClure as an expression of our
17deepest sympathy.